Since his start in radio news, Trent has won awards from the Nebraska Broadcasters Association, the Nebraska Associated Press, and the Iowa Broadcast News Association.
Rice also serves as the 2009-2010 President of the Iowa Broadcast News Association.
Rice is a native of Plattsmouth, Nebraska. He and his wife Solveig have been married since 2000. They live in Ames where he enjoys golf, reading, movies, music college football, and the heartbreak that comes from being a Minnesota Vikings fan. Trent and Solveig have twin daughters Annika and Kaija and a son, Erik, who shares the same birthday as his sisters, just five years later.
Big thanks to our Tanzanian friends for appearing on the big show today. As I said on the air--I think a little bit more about turning on the water at home after I learned many Tanzanians have carry gallon after gallon of water across many miles to meet the needs of an average African family of eight.
We talked about some organizations that are doing good work in Africa--
Check out Empower Tanzania
Learn more about malaria and AIDS effect on Africa at The One Campaign to fight global poverty.