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A presentation from Omaha Sports Commission CEO & Executive Director Josh Todd, recorded at the Omaha Press Club’s Noon Education Forum on Thursday, March 18th.  

KIOS is Omaha Public Radio.  Started at Omaha Central High School in September 1969, KIOS was the educational extension of the Omaha Public Schools and became a charter member of NPR, National Public Radio, in 1971.  KIOS continues to provide the best in news, information, jazz and entertainment programming to an audience of around 60,000 listeners each week.  KIOS broadcasts programs from National Public Radio, American Public Media and Public Radio International along with locally produced shows.

This year, KIOS celebrates its 50th anniversary.  General Manager Ken Dudzik joins Mike Hogan in this second of a two part interview discussing the station, the celebratory events, and the panel discussion at the Omaha Press Club this week.  The forum will begin at 12 p.m. with lunch served beginning at 11:30 a.m.

More information can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/521656685254273/

Officially, KIOS-FM turned 50 years old at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 15th.  However, we are celebrating our 50th birthday all month long!  This week, "Live & Local" will interview various staff members who have had a hand in shaping the offerings and sound of the station.

General Manager Ken Dudzik stops into the studios for a two part interview discussing the 50th birthday of Omaha Public Radio, the planned festivities, as well as an invitation to each and every listener to join us here for our birthday party from 4-7 on Friday the 20th of September.

More information can be found at https://www.kios.org/post/celebrate-kios-50th-birthday-us-september-20th-our-open-house

Or at https://www.facebook.com/events/920460818325391/

Mayor Honored with Roast, Tom O'Connor Discusses

Nov 8, 2018

  The first woman to be elected mayor of Omaha – Jean Stothert – will be honored as the Omaha Press Club’s next Face on the Barroom Floor on Friday, Nov. 9.

The event is open to the public. It will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a reception. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. with the roast starting around 8 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling 402-345-8008 or https://omahapressclub.com/omaha-press-club-events/

Tom O’Connor, Chairman, Omaha Press Club Face on the Barroom Floor Committee, joins Mike Hogan to discuss the event and the long tradition of the Press Club’s honoring of Omaha citizens.