Joe Riley

President & CEO

Prior to joining KWBU in 2009, Riley served at Maine Public Broadcasting Network as Vice President Director of Television and at Nashville Public Television as Director of Local Programming and Production, and had earlier been Director of Production at KUAC in Fairbanks, Alaska. Raised in South Carolina, Riley holds a bachelor's degree in English from Furman University.

If you've come across an advertisement for a physician or doctor's practice, there is a good chance you've seen the term "Board Certified."


This week, Dr. Jeffrey Hamilton, Baylor vice provost for global engagement, talks about global health.


One of the linchpins of an effective population health strategy are care coordinators


Dr. Terry Maness is the longtime Dean of Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business. Dean Maness discusses the impact of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, the importance of partnerships with top executives around the world and trends in business education.


Dr. Gary Mortenson, Dean of the Baylor University School of Music joins Derek Smith on this edition of Baylor Connections. They discuss the role the department plays in the community, training musicians and how music builds bridges.


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Baylor University President, Dr. Linda Livingstone talks about the impact of faculty research and becoming a Tier 1 research institution.  


KWBU Mobile APP

Feb 8, 2018

Listen to KWBU anytime and anywhere by downloading our smartphone app. (Available for the iPhone, iPad and Android)

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Enjoy these exciting features of the KWBU App:

KWBU Listener Meet Up

Feb 7, 2018

This Tuesday join members of the KWBU Advisory Council for an after hours meet up at Fabled Book Shop.

Stop by after work and hang out with other lovers of NPR.  Meet new people, make new friends and bring some friends too.  

Jim McKeown, host of Likely Stories, will be there with books he has featuered on Likely Stories and you can get a peek at some that are coming soon.  

KWBU Meet Up - Tuesday, February 11th  5pm - 7pm.  Fabled Bookshop is located at 215 S. 4th Street in Waco.

We do hope to see you there. 

Many hospitals and healthcare organizations are shifting their mindset to focus on overall community wellbeing. Essential to these efforts are innovative and effective community partnerships.


This week, Baylor Senior Coordinator for Recovery Services Lilly Ettinger talks about treating student addiction. 


Dr. Byron Johnson of the Baylor University Institute for Studies of Religion joins Derek Smith on this edition of Baylor Connections. 


On this episode, Derek Smith talks with Dr. Kevin Pinney - Professor of Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry and Cancer Researcher at Baylor University. 


Although employed by the hospital, Patient Advocates truly work for the patient and family members.  


The move toward increased efficiency and greater specialization in patient care has given rise to a new type of physician who make their office solely at the patient's bedside. 


Knowing what the terms "in network" and "out of network: mean can have a big impact on how much money you spend on medical care in the event of a health issue.  


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