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.

New KWBU Mobile APP

Feb 8, 2018

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This Tuesday join members of the KWBU Advisory Council for an after hours meet up at Pinewood Public House

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

KWBU Meet Up - November 5th - 5:30pm - 7:30pm - Pinewood Public House at 2223 Austin Avenue.

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.  


In this episode, Nan Holmes hosts a conversation with Wes Allison, CEO of Extraco Event Center. 


Nan Holmes visits with Rodney Martin on this edition of the Central Texas Leadership Series.  Rodney is President and CEO of the YMCA of Central Texas.  


On this episode of the Central Texas Leadership Series:  Ashley Allison, Executive Director of the Waco Foundation.  Hosting the conversation is Felicia Goodman, Executive Director of the Cooper Foundation.  


Nan Holmes interviews Waco Fire Chief, Bobby Tatum, Jr. on this episode of the Central Texas Leadership Series.  


In this episode: Barbara Mosachio, Executive Director of United Way of Waco and McLennan County.  Hosting the conversation is Nan Holmes.  


Sam Cooke, Lou Rawls and Johnny Taylor all spent time as part of the Highway QC's.  The group is still going strong today.


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