KIOS-FM

People

  • On-Air Host

    If you've heard a music bed you like on KIOS, chances are Adam uploaded it. He studies journalism and sustainability at The University of Nebraska-Omaha. He performs daily operations and social media at the station - go follow us @KIOSomaha. In...

  • Membership Director

    Barbara Naughtin is KIOS's Membership Director.

    Barb has over twenty years of sales and relationship building experience in both the corporate and nonprofit worlds. In addition to her membership and fundraising skills, she also has...

  • On-air host

    Carol Pederson began as a volunteer at KIOS-FM in 1993, was hired to work part-time in development in 1994, and started on-air in August 1995.

    After having grown up in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Carol got her B.A. in Music Education from...

  • Jazz host

    Chris Cooke has been a voice on public radio in Omaha since 1989. Working at KVNO-FM during college, Cooke hosted a weekend progressive jazz show on the station in addition to working as an on-air announcer. In November 1992, Cooke signed on at...

  • Chief Engineer
  • Volunteer Mundo Latino Host

    Conrad Castañeda grew up in Scottsbluff, Nebraska and got his start in radio in while attending UNL in Lincoln.  He became a volunteer programmer on the Lincoln non-profit community radio station KZUM where he co-hosted a Mexican conjunto &...

  • Station Manager

    My career in the Broadcasting industry began in Pittsburg, Kansas where my first job was an Anchor/Reporter position at KOAM-TV, a station that served a four state area of Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri.
     
    After only a year,...

  • Local Morning Edition Host

  • Development Director

    Michael Lyon is a native of great Britain who immigrated to Los Angeles in 1981. His business background is in banking: residential real estate operations, mergers and acquisitions.  As Director of Fair Lending for the nation's largest thrift,...

  • Local Host - All Things Considered, Digital Media Coordinator, Host "Live & Local"

    By joining the staff at KIOS as the local "Morning Edition" Host in November of 2017, Mike Hogan’s radio career has come full circle.  His first radio job was with St. Louis, Missouri NPR affiliate 88.1 FM KDHX.  

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  • Music Director

    Mike Jacobs has been with KIOS since 1988 while attending the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Mike began his career at KIOS working weekends acting as local host for NPR’s Weekend Edition. He also hosted Morning Edition from 1990-1996. Mike...

  • ON-AIR HOST

    Originally from New York State, Patti somehow found her way to Nebraska, where she decided to stay awhile. (Honestly, Nebraska’s not for everyone.) Having worn many different hats throughout her life, she now finds herself wearing a set of...

  • Volunteer Jazz Junction Host
  • PROGRAM DIRECTOR

    Todd is a recent transplant to the shores of the Missouri, hailing originally from western Kentucky where he got his start in radio almost 30 years ago at WKYX-WKYQ in Paducah.  He transitioned to public radio in 1992 as local host of All...