“This Week in Kansas”, is a weekly program that reviews major political events and issues in our state every week. Hosted by well-known local journalist Tim Brown with guests that includes newsmakers, legislators, politicians and journalists.

“This Week in Kansas” builds upon the foundation KAKE started back in 1954”, said KAKE VP/General Manager Dan Wall. “It’s further evidence of our dedication to imaginative local programming, distinguished news coverage and leadership in community service.”

“In addition, we couldn’t be happier to secure Tim Brown as host of “This Week in Kansas”. His track record of providing thoughtful, comprehensive discussion of the issues facing Kansans is well-known from his days on KPTS.”

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Tim Brown has worked in television for the past 21 years.  During that time, Tim has won numerous awards for journalistic excellence. 

Tim started as an intern at Oklahoma City television station KOCO where he helped break a story that received national attention and recognition from Oklahoma Governor Henry Bellmon. 


The story uncovered ties between the Church of Scientology and Narcanon, a drug treatment center opened on Indian land in Oklahoma.  State officials didn’t know of the link before granting permission for the treatment facility to open. 

From KOCO, Tim traveled to Lawton, Oklahoma to work as a reporter/anchor at KSWO.  After a brief stint at KSWO, Tim was hired at KWWL in Waterloo, Iowa to be the bureau chief for KWWL in the largest city in the market in Cedar Rapids.

Tim was then hired in Wichita, first at KSN, and then KWCH where he was nominated for multiple Emmy awards and received several awards for news coverage.

Tim left the commercial television business in 2000 to work in the non-profit world.  In 2004, Tim helped produce, shoot, edit and co-host “Minding Your Own Business; the Kansas Entrepreneur.”  Since 2006, Tim has produced and hosted "Kansas Week" at KPTS.




Air Date: Sunday – April 13, 2014

Kathleen Sebelius is out as Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Sebelius is resigning from the Obama administration just after the end of the first enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act.

The deal for the new school finance plan has been struck, but at what cost to teachers?

The Kansas National Education Association says it will sue districts who try to fire teachers without due process.

Due process was stripped by the funding bill.

We will have this and a lot more on the next This Week in Kansas.
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