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Radio Talking Book Service - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Radio Talking Book Service
7101 Newport Avenue
Suite 205
Omaha, NE 68152
(402) 572-3003 (Local)

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon-Fri. 5:00 AM-Midnight; Sat.-Sun. 6:00 AM-6:30 PM.
Staff description: 2 full-time, 7 part-time.
Geographic area served: All of Nebraska and border areas of neighboring states.


Bekah Jerde, Assistant Director, (402) 572-3003,
Jane Nielsen, Executive Director,
Paul Stebbins, Station Manager, Radio Talking Book Nework,

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Audiodescription
    • Offers live audiodescriptions of theater and other performances.
  • Reading Services
    • Broadcasts programs that include material from regional newspapers (Omaha World Herald, Lincoln Journal Star), grocery and department store advertisements, financial news, health updates, sports, consumer information, short stories, mysteries, and nostalgia radio. Radio receivers are loaned free of charge to eligible listeners.
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