Assistant Professor of Practice
Kaci Richter is an assistant professor of practice at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications teaching communication design courses.
She graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2003, holds a Graduate Certificate in Public Relations and Social Media from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a Master of Arts in Management from Doane University.
Kaci began her professional career in radio broadcasting as on-air talent at KIBZ “106.3 The Blaze”, KSLI “104.1 Kiss-FM”, and KLMY “My 106.3” in Lincoln, Nebraska. She held various positions off the air including promotions director and web director at both KSLI-FM and KLMY-FM. After leaving commercial radio in 2008, Kaci began as an instructor and program chair in radio broadcasting at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs Iowa. She achieved the rank of full professor after 8 years at IWCC where she taught courses in media writing, audio production, media sales, media performance, media programming, and broadcast promotions.
She hosted the weekday “Rock 101” feature on KIWR-FM “89-7 The River” from 2016-2018 and she currently hosts “The Mixtape” on 90.3 KRNU. Her volunteer and free-lance projects include work for Omaha Dance Center, The University of Nebraska Press, The Early Childhood Education Center, 1 Eyed Jacks, and The Council Bluffs Public School District.
In her spare time, Kaci plays bass guitar and sings in a band, coaches YMCA volleyball, and operates a small urban farm. She lives with her husband and three daughters in Omaha.