KEOM Original Programs

 

Book Hooks - hosted by award-winning author Vicki Batman.   Vicki selects a book, describes its author's style and personality, and reads its starting scene.  It airs on the first and third Saturday and Sunday of each month. 

Community Bulletin Board - Features public service announcements to publicize activities and events for local municipal groups, service clubs, school groups, arts groups, etc. It airs daily.

Community Focus - Interviews with representatives of community groups, city officials, MISD officials, Eastfield College officials, local charities, and others, publicizing their activities, public safety issues, municipal affairs, and school district affairs. It airs Monday through Saturday.

MISD Sports Page - Sports Director Steve Glenn brings you information on teams, district races, game scores, and interviews with coaches. It airs Monday through Friday during the school year.

On the Job -Hosted by KEOM staff members, this Q & A feature introduces you to many occupations by interviewing people from various career fields.  You'll not only get the flavor of their job, you'll learn what led them to their career, why it fits their personality, and how their success stems not only from what they do but how they do it. You'll hear the passion they have for their job, and discover how their work experiences create value in their lives off the job. It airs every Wednesday and Sunday.  Listen to past shows and additional content here.

Pet Tip - SPCA of Texas staff members share a pet tip weekly with topics such as choosing the right pet and managing aging pets.  It can be heard on Saturdays and Sundays. 

Spot On - Highlights students, teachers, school groups, community members, and MISD alumni with inspiring qualities, unique traits, interests, and talents.  Sounds of inspiration, the thoughts that motivate them, and the dreams that drive them make them worth spotlighting.  To recommend a Mesquite ISD student, teacher, group or alumni that has inspiring qualities, send an email to keom@mesquiteisd.org. You can listen to past shows by clicking here.

What's Apparent - Addresses questions parents face in various stages of their child’s life, with researched answers from parenting, social science, and medical publications.  Listen for the show Tuesdays and Thursdays.

 

Syndicated Programs

 

Climate Connections - This daily 90-second radio series aims to help radio listeners understand how climate change is impacting our lives and what diverse people and organizations are doing to reduce the associated risks.  Financial support is provided by The Grantham Foundation for Protection of the Environment and the Yale Center for Environmental Communication.  It is produced by ChavoBart Digital Media. 

CurrentCast - This feature highlights the importance of water stewardship and sustainability.  The program is a project of the Center for Transformative Action, and is produced by Bridgett Ennis and Erika Street of ChavoBart Digital Media.  It airs every weekday. 

 

Fitness Minute - Fitness expert Annette Hammond gives tips and advice on leading and healthy and fit lifestyle. It airs every day of the week.

Medical Discovery News - This feature, produced by the University of Texas Medical Branch, provides insights into a broad range of biomedical science topics, and is designed to stimulate our thinking, questioning, and our appreciation of the impact of science on our world. It is hosted by Dr. Norbert Herzog and Dr. David Niesel. The two minute feature is heard on Saturdays and Sundays.

On the Money Minute - Hosted by Steven L. Pomeranz, Certified Financial Planner and a frequent panelsit on the Fox business Channel.  Pomeranz will offer tips and insights for dealing with day-to-day family finances.  The show airs Monday through Friday. 

Passport to Texas - Host Cecilia Nasti is your guide for a journey into the great Texas outdoors on this series. Environmental information, outdoor sporting information, and details on state parks are included in the programs produced by Texas Parks and Wildlife, the Sport Fish and Wildlife Restoration Program, and Dow Chemical Company. It airs Monday through Friday.

Profile America - This feature is produced by the U.S. Census Bureau, and highlights fascinating statistics and information about America’s people, past, and economy. It airs daily.

Pulse of the Planet - In this show, which is sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History, host Jim Metzner brings you fascinating looks at all aspects of natural history. It airs Monday through Friday.

Radio MD News - Devoted to America ’s growing interest in healthy lifestyles, host John Byrd, will cover medical studies and breakthroughs, product recalls, consumer health alerts and more.  It airs Monday through Friday. 

Science and the Sea - This program presents marine science topics in an engaging two-minute story format. Script writers gather ideas for the program from the University of Texas Marine Science Institute's researchers and from their very popular college class, Introduction to Oceanography, which is taught to hundreds of non-science majors at The University of Texas at Austin every year. It airs on Saturday and Sunday.

Star Date - This two-minute feature digs into deep space, sharing information and scientific findings about stars, methods of space exploration, and other phenomena outside Earth's atmosphere. The show is produced in the University of Texas McDonald Observatory based on research funded by NASA and the National Science Foundation.

Sound Beat -  This 90 second show takes you on a journey through the history of sound from The Belfer Audio Archive and produced at Syracuse University.  It can be heard Monday through Friday.

Words You Never Heard - Word Expert Carolyn Davidson’s 60 second feature centers on unique and often humorous real words crafted into stories about current events, fascinating facts. It airs seven days a week.

 

Program Schedule

* Indicates a Syndicated Feature

MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

Climate Connections* 2:45 a.m. 7:45 p.m.        
Community Bulletin Board 12:15 a.m. 4:15 a.m. 7:15 a.m. 12:15 p.m. 5:15 p.m. 11:15 p.m.
Community Focus 2:15 a.m. 6:15 a.m. 10:15 a.m. 2:15 p.m. 6:15 p.m. 10:15 p.m.
CurrentCast* 11:45 a.m. 3:15 p.m.        
Fitness Minute 1:45 a.m. 6:45 a.m. 12:45 p.m. 5:45 p.m. 10:45 p.m.  
MISD Sports Page  (school year only) 7:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. 10:30 p.m.      
On the Job (Wed/Sun Only) 2:15 a.m. 6:15 a.m. 10:15 a.m. 2:15 p.m. 6:15 p.m. 10:15 p.m.
On the Money Minute* 9:15 a.m. 8:30 p.m.        
Passport to Texas* 3:45 a.m. 10:45 a.m. 6:45 p.m. 11:45 p.m.    
Profile America* 4:15 a.m. 8:15 a.m. 11:15 a.m. 4:15 p.m. 8:15 p.m.  
Pulse of the Planet* 5:45 a.m. 1:45 p.m. 9:45 p.m.      
Radio MD News 5:15 a.m. 1:15 p.m. 9:15 p.m.      
School Menu (school days only) 6:30 a.m. 7:45 a.m.        
Sound Beat* 4:45 a.m. 9:45 a.m. 3:45 p.m.      
Star Date* 7:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m.      
What's Apparent (Tues/Thur Only) 7:45 a.m. 4:45 p.m.        
Words You Never Heard* 12:30 a.m. 6:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 10:30 p.m.  

 

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Book Hooks 8:45 a.m. 8:45 p.m.        
Community Bulletin Board 12:15 a.m. 4:15 a.m. 7:15 a.m. 12:15 p.m. 5:15 p.m. 11:15 p.m.
Community Focus (Week/Saturday only) 2:15 a.m. 6:15 a.m. 10:15 a.m. 2:15 p.m. 6:15 p.m. 10:15 p.m.
CurrentCast* 11:45 a.m. 3:15 p.m.        
Fitness Minute 1:45 a.m. 6:45 a.m. 12:45 p.m. 5:45 p.m. 10:45 p.m.  
Medical Discovery News* 6:30 a.m. 8:30 p.m.        
On the Job (Wed/Sun Only) 2:15 a.m. 6:15 a.m. 10:15 a.m. 2:15 p.m. 6:15 p.m. 10:15 p.m.
Pet Tip 7:45 a.m. 3:45 p.m. 11:45 p.m.      
Profile America* 4:15 a.m. 8:15 a.m. 11:15 a.m. 4:15 p.m. 8:15 p.m.  
Science and the Sea* 10:30 a.m. 7:30 p.m. 11:30 p.m.      
Spot On (when available) 4:45 a.m. 9:45 a.m. 4:45 p.m. 9:45 p.m.    
Star Date* 7:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m.      
Words You Never Heard* 12:30 a.m. 6:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 10:30 p.m.  

 

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