Larry Hatteberg is a name synonymous with the highest quality television journalism. He began his forty-nine year television career with KAKEland in 1963 and immediately distinguished himself with his ability to communicate visually, letting his subjects tell their story.
Larry has received more than 100 local, state and national awards for news photography and reporting and is Kansas' most honored journalist. His "Hatteberg's People" series is the longest running television feature in Kansas and his book "Larry Hatteberg's Kansas People" spent weeks on the state's best-selling list. He’s held nearly every position in the KAKE newsroom and currently co-anchors KAKE News at Five.
Larry grew up in Winfield, Kansas and graduated from Winfield High School. He attended Kansas State Teachers College and Wichita State University before starting at KAKEland. Larry's wife Judy is a writer and teacher. They have two daughters, Sherry and Susan. Sherry is a teacher and mom in Lee's Summit, Missouri, and Susan is a public relations practitioner and mom in Wichita.