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Weekend Forum from KIOS
Last Saturday of every month.

Weekend Forum features leaders, academics, journalists, and other leaders and influencers from around Omaha and all over Nebraska speaking at the Omaha Press Club each month. Presentations cover a wide range of community-related issues, from history and culture to social issues and policy.

Episodes are produced in conjunction with the Omaha Press Club.

Listen and subscribe to the podcast on Apple & Spotify.

Latest Episodes
  • Nebraska 2nd District Democratic Debate: Tony Vargas vs. Alisha Shelton.Sponsored by the Omaha Press Club and the League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha.Weekend Forum features leaders, academics, journalists, and other leaders and influencers from around Omaha and all over Nebraska speaking at the Omaha Press Club each month. Presentations cover a wide range of community-related issues, from history and culture to social issues and policy.Episodes are produced in conjunction with the Omaha Press Club.Listen and subscribe to the podcast on Apple & Spotify.
  • Kristyna Engdahl, Director of Communications for the Metropolitan Entertainment & Convention Authority (MECA), will provide an overview and update of The Riverfront Revitalization Project on Thursday, March 17.MECA is a non-profit organization that builds and maintains public venues in Omaha. The organization manages the operation of CHI Health Center Omaha, Charles Schwab Field of Omaha, and The Riverfront Revitalization Project.The project includes the Gene Leahy Mall, Heartland of America Park, and Lewis & Clark Landing and is a successful public/private partnership that will transform downtown Omaha. Gene Leahy Mall is scheduled to reopen in 2022, with Lewis & Clark Landing and Heartland of America Park following in 2023.Recorded at the Omaha Press Club on March 17th.
  • Weekend Forum with Kelly Hunter, New Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach at Nebraska. Recorded at The Omaha Press Club on Feb. 17th 2022
  • A presentation from Omaha Sports Commission CEO & Executive Director Josh Todd, recorded at the Omaha Press Club’s Noon Education Forum on Thursday, March…
  • A presentation by Christon MacTaggart from Women's Fund of Omaha at The Omaha Press Club. 10/30/21
  • THE OMAHA PRESS CLUBEDUCATIONAL FORUM SERIES PresentsBen Nelson and His New Book “Death of the Senate”Nebraska’s Ben Nelson, a former governor, served for two terms in the U.S. Senate as a democrat and a centrist who saw bipartisanship as a way to get things done. In his new book, Death of the Senate, Nelson is brutally honest in explaining how we lost it and with humor, insight, and firsthand details explains what needs to be done to get it back. The Senate today, he says, is one of division and rancor.Ben Nelson will talk about the death of the Sen- ate and answer your questions at an Omaha Press Club noon forum that will also include a book signing for those who are interested.Recorded on January 20th, 2022 at The Omaha Press Club