NET News Launches ‘Speaking of Nebraska’ Discussion Series

News Release Date: 
April 7, 2017

For Immediate Release

NET News Launches ‘Speaking of Nebraska’ Discussion Series

LINCOLN, Neb. (April 7, 2017) – NET’s new weekly television and radio series “Speaking of Nebraska” will ask the important questions and dive deep into what’s important to people every day.

The new 8-week news discussion program airs at 8 p.m. CT, Thursdays, April 20 through June 11, on NET Television. It airs at 6:30 p.m. CT, Fridays, on NET Radio, followed by “Fresh Air.”

“Speaking of Nebraska” will engage viewers’ minds with expert discussion about issues such as higher education, the economy, agriculture, health care, politics, crime and punishment. NET News Senior Producer Mike Tobias will host and produce “Speaking of Nebraska.”

Each episode will feature Unicameral updates from NET News Legislative Reporter Fred Knapp, as well as “Nebraska 150 History Moments” which celebrate the sesquicentennial and highlight the state’s history, culture, people and geography.

“Speaking of Nebraska” repeats Sunday mornings at 11:30 a.m. CT on NET Television.

NET operates the statewide public service network which includes television, radio and online services. To learn more, visit

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Since 1988, NET radio provides popular local music, news and lifestyle features and is Nebraska’s NPR station. It broadcasts on the following frequencies: Alliance/91.1 FM; Bassett/90.3 FM; Chadron/91.9 FM; Columbus/89.7 FM; Culbertson/92.7 FM; Falls City/88.9 FM; Harrison/89.5 FM; Hastings/Grand Island/89.1 FM; Lexington/88.7 FM; Lincoln/91.1 FM; Max/93.3 FM; Merriman/91.5 FM; Norfolk/89.3 FM; and North Platte/91.7 FM