Podcasts from KALA-FM

KALA-FM produces multiple student, faculty/staff, and community podcasts year-round.

At KALA-FM, we believe it’s important to share diverse stories and perspectives. Our podcasts cover a range of topics including health, social justice, spirituality, pop-culture, and more.

If you’re interested in learning how you can start a podcast with KALA-FM, please contact production specialist Shelby Leabo for more information.


The Black Conscience

In this limited series, host Leonard Jones, a senior at St. Ambrose University and president of the college’s Black Student Union has conversations with experts from SAU and the Quad Cities area about Black history and culture to help combat ignorance and hate with positivity and education.

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Catholic Messenger Conversations

Barb Arland-Fye, editor of The Catholic Messenger, newspaper of the Diocese of Davenport interviews guests on a range of topics dealing within the Catholic Church and other subjects.

Segments are produced and recorded at KALA-FM, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa, USA.

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The Faith Awakens

In this weekly podcast, St. Ambrose University Chaplain Rev. Thom Hennen and SAU senior Megan Grady discuss pop culture, faith, and life at St. Ambrose.

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From The Bleachers

From the Bleachers is a podcast series from the studios of KALA-FM. Each season, a student host from St. Ambrose University explores a different facet of sports at the Davenport, Iowa, college.

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Humility Homes & Services Podcast

In this monthly podcast, we discuss issues around housing and stability, both in the Quad Cities areaand beyond.

Episodes are recorded and produced at the studios of KALA-FM, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa, USA.

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The Institue for Person-Centered Care Podcast

The Institute for Person-Centered Care at St. Ambrose University is challenging the status quo of healthcare. In this monthly podcast, we explore what person-centered care is, how it can be implemented and what it means for patients. Whether you’re a healthcare provider or a patient, there is something in these discussions for you!

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Kinda Kredible: The Full Circle

Join St. Ambrose student-athletes Keagan Dolphin, Ryan Warrick, and Zac Robinson as they aim to inspire and share insight through interviews with a new guest each week. Rest assured this podcast will be ‘sort of interesting, Kinda Kredible, and always go Full Circle!’

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The Morbid Midwest

In this true-crime series from KALA Radio, host Brooke Hass explores the sinister secrets of America’s Heartland. Brooke investigates missing and murder cases from the Midwest region that unfold right in your backyard.

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Relevant or Irrelevant

In this weekly show, hosts John Kealey and Jay Swords examine events of history through the discussion of books, journal articles, papers, and presentations, then historians and history buffs ask the question, what is relevant or irrelevant in today’s world.

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