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David Koesters

Producer / Host

David started in broadcasting at his hometown radio station in Holdrege, Nebraska while still in high school. He went on to earn journalism and law degrees from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and has worked for a number of radio and television stations around the United States. He is a big advocate for community media and loves being a part of the local fabric of NPR. He also has a cat.

You can hear David weekday evenings on KIOS, as well as his weekly segments highlighting the library, local history, and local community organizations during Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

  • We tour the greenhouse facility at No More Empty Pots and learn about their work regarding food security and job readiness training.
  • Omaha Public Library’s new Central Library is calling for permanent public artwork submissions that will be installed in the interior and exterior spaces of the Central Library.
  • Take part in one of Omaha Public Library's many book clubs and learn how the library can help with your own book club.
  • This is the extended conversation about the tornado that struck Omaha on Sunday, March 23, 1913.
  • We learn about the tornado that struck the city of Omaha on Sunday, March 23, 1913, leaving behind a path of death and destruction.
  • Join OPL staff at different parks and places for storytime, featuring stories, creative movement, music and more. Also, Nancy Novotny tells us about the book All Joy and No Fun by Jennifer Senior.
  • It's Earth Day Omaha 2024 in Elmwood Park, one of America’s oldest, continually running environmental events. We visit some booths and talk with people working to keep our planet healthy.
  • Join the Omaha Public Library as they celebrate Free Comic Book Day as well as Star Wars: May the Fourth Be With You. Also, Bethany tells us about the book The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz.
  • We learn a bit about famed Omaha architect Thomas R. Kimball.
  • We hear an update on the progress on the new Central Library, as well as a land purchase for a new southwest library branch. We also get a book talk from Angela Fernandez on Pathogenesis by Jonathan Kennedy.