“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 – Aug 10, 2014

It was an interesting day in politics for the state and the nation last Tuesday.

Most of the races ended about as expected, but some of the results were surprising due to the margin of victory or loss.

The state credit rating has been downgraded.

Governor Brownback says the rating is flawed and that his economic policies are benefiting the state.

And Kansas is the only state in the nations that is seeing increases in the number of uninsured…why?

This and a lot more on the next This Week in Kansas.
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