Bill Kelly oversees production of Nebraska Public Media's news documentaries and reports for radio. Most recently, Bill produced documentaries on rural law enforcement, Nebraska floods, and the COVID-19 pandemic. The Michigan native joined Nebraska Public Media in 1990 and has a special interest in covering the courts and criminal justice system. An Emmy award-winning journalist, Bill graduated from Purdue University. He worked at television stations in Lafayette, Indiana, Wichita, Kansas and Omaha.
Recent News Stories
- Crawford Fire Remains a Threat; Gering Blaze "Tamped down"
- Nebraska Television Pioneer Leta Powell Drake Passes Away
- Memorial Quilt Collection in Lincoln Adds Perspective to the Losses of 9/11
- Explicit Email Snagged by High School Results in Arrest of Butler County Man
- Non-Profit News Outlet Seeks to Fill Gap in Nebraska as Newspapers Shrink
- First Degree Murder Charge Filed in Cherry County Homicide
- Outgoing Nebraska Emergency Manager Urges Preparation
- Attorneys Blame Opposing Sides for Delays in Prison Murder Trial
- No Plans for Women on Death Row Raised in Boswell Murder Hearing
- Convicted of Murder, Bailey Boswell Argues Case Does Not Warrant Death Sentence
- After 11 years, Canadian Developer Terminates Keystone Pipeline
- Custer County Attorney Disciplined for Helping Felons Leave Town
- Judge Rejects Costco's Plan for New Lancaster County Chicken Barns
- Electing Nebraska Election Commissioners Before Supreme Court
- Anger, Discord Evident on Recordings of Dawes County Sheriff Refusing to Jail Prisoner
- NE Supreme Court Rules State Correct to Reject Deputy Sheriff; Lied on Application
- KXL Pipeline Developer Presses Land Acquisition Despite Federal Block on Project
- Judges Review Evidence in Considering Death Penalty for Aubrey Trail
- COVID-19 in Nebraska: One Year Later
- Famed Nebraska Groundhog Unadilla Bill to Retire After Final Forecast
- Nebraska Conservative Activist Arrested in U.S. Capitol Insurrection
- Presidential Order Halts Work on Keystone XL Pipeline in Nebraska.
- After Officers Murder, Herrera Family Found Pain, 'Peace'
- Carrie Herrara Hopes Service on Advisory Board Will Help City After "Horrible Experience"
- Recall Petition Effort Against Lincoln Mayor Fails by "Thousands" of Signatures