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.

David Schleicher sits down for a conversation with Dr. David Oualaalou, global affairs analyst, author, and professor of government at McLennan Community College.

This conversation was recorded June 21st, 2016, in the KWBU studio. 


Leaders are all around us, at all times and in every area of our lives. They motivate, they risk the first step. But what motivates a leader? In our Central Texas Leadership Series, KWBU has invited local leaders to talk with people they know who guide and inspire - to find out what makes them tick.

In this episode: Al Pollard, EEO officer and recently retired Vice President of Program Development at McLennan Community college. Hosting the conversation is Ashley Cruseturner, Professor of History at MCC.


In this episode of the Central Texas Leadership Series: John Haldane, J. Newton Rayzor Sr. Distinguished Chair in Philosophy. Hosting the conversation is KWBU president Joe Riley. This conversation was October 15, 2015. 

    

In this episode, Frank Wolf, former congressman from Virginia and Jerry and Susie Wilson Chair in Religious Freedom at Baylor University, hosting the conversation is Tom Hibbs, Dean of the Honors College at Baylor University and Director of Baylor in Washington D.C.


In this episode of the Central Texas Leadership Series: McLennan Community College president Johnette McKown. Hosting the conversation is Rob Wolaver, provost of the Waco and Williamson county campuses of Texas State Technical College.


In this episode of the Central Texas Leadership Series: McLennan Community College president Johnette McKown. Hosting the conversation is Rob Wolaver, provost of the Waco and Williamson county campuses of Texas State Technical College.

 


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In this episode of the Central Texas Leadership Series: Reverend George Johnson, Jr., pastor of the St. Paul AME Church and recently retired Assistant City Manager for the City of Waco. Hosting the conversation is Elizabeth Smith, community volunteer and former executive director of Waco's Cooper Foundation. 

This conversation was recorded June 30, 2015 in the KWBU studio. 

 


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In this episode of the Central Texas Leadership Series: Elizabeth Smith, community volunteer and former executive director of Waco's Cooper Foundation. Hosting the conversation is the Reverend George Johnson, Jr., pastor of the St. Paul AME Church, and recently retired Assistant City Manager for the City of Waco. 

This conversation was recorded June 30, 2015 in the KWBU studio. 

Open House Photo Gallery

Jun 9, 2015
Ashley Bean Thornton

Many KWBU listeners stopped by KWBU during the 15th anniversary open house on Wednesday, July 1.  Our thanks again to our food donors.

The debut of the KWBU 15th Anniversary Poster was a great success.  Many friends came out Thursday, May 7th to Lula Jane's for the reception.   

Our thanks to Nancy Grayson and her staff for hosting the event and to all of our donors who helped make the evening so wonderful.   

Talmage Minter, artist of  “St. Francis on the Brazos” was in house to sign copies of the poster.

If you were unable to attend but would like a copy of the poster, contact Loretta Howard.  

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The Gathering on the Brazos at McLane Stadium takes place on Palm Sunday, March 29th.  On this episode of Behind the Story, KWBU's Joe Riley talks with three pastors who are helping coordinate the event.  Hear the conversations with Ramiro Pena, Kevin Harrison, and C.J. Oliver.


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Founder and Executive Director of Friends for Life, Inez Russell is featured on this episode of the Central Texas Leadership Series.  This conversation between Inez and KWBU's Joe Riley was recorded  March 12, 2015 .  


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Nationally know author and commentator on spirituality and public life, Frederica Mathewew-Green was a presenter at the 2014 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture.  While she was in town she sat down for this conversation with Chris Hansen, Director of Baylor University's Film and Digital Media Division.  


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