Kevin Hager came to the Elliott School from KWCH-TV in Wichita, where he held the title of executive producer. He has more than 25 years of commercial television broadcast experience. That experience includes photojournalism, editing, writing and producing.

Hager has written and produced hundreds of newscasts, dozens of documentaries and other special projects. He has supervised many hours of live coverage of events, from tornadoes to Presidential visits.

His honors include more than 25 awards from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters and numerous awards from the Broadcast Education Association. He was a contributor to news coverage that won a national Edward R. Murrow award in 2003. He is also a member of the Broadcast Education Association and the Kansas Association of Broadcasters.


M.S. in Communication, 1983, Fort Hays State University
B.A. in Radio-Television-Film, 1982, Fort Hays State University

Classes taught

  • COMM 401 Reporting the News
  • COMM 512 Principles of Video Shotting and Editing
  • COMM 604 Video Storytelling
  • COMM 622 Studio B: Live Television News