Kansas Public Radio is seeking gifts to support its news department.
Whether seeking local, state or national news, over 110,000 listeners know they can depend on Kansas Public Radio.
Licensed by the University of Kansas since 1952, Kansas Public Radio is a vital and trusted news source for Kansans. The station has won 17 Kansas Association of Broadcasters Station of the Year awards.
Kansas Public Radio is committed to providing coverage of the Kansas Statehouse, and is the only radio station in Kansas that maintains a year-round Statehouse Bureau. KPR reports extensively on the Legislature, the governor’s office and the Kansas Supreme Court, as well as statewide elections and other aspects of state government.
The station’s lineup of national news programs includes Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition and top-of-the-hour news from National Public Radio.
The KPR News Fund helps support news and information programming. Gifts provide resources to cover the costs associated with:
Statewide news coverage
Kansas Statehouse news coverage
Local news coverage
KPR public affairs programs such as KPR Presents, which broadcasts many lectures and talks given at KU
Community issue discussion events
Acquisition of national news programming from a variety of sources, including National Public Radio