Thursdays @ 7:30

A 30-minute interview program hosted by KPTS President and CEO Victor Hogstrom. Each week, Hogstrom gets up close and personal with one of South Central Kansas’ notable personalities, for a lively, fun and insightful conversation. It’s a chance for viewers to get to know the person behind the public image.

By becoming a member of KPTS-Channel 8 at the $40 level, you’ll receive a copy of One-On-One with Victor Hogstrom, episode of your choice on DVD. Each additional DVD is $25. Contact Linda Miner at 316-838-3090 or lminer@kpts.org.

To view past episodes go to the KPTS YouTube Channel.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Shelly Prichard

Wichita Community Foundation President, Shelly Prichard, talks about her passion for making the city better, and she explains what drives her to help those in need.


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One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Mike Kennedy

"Voice of the WSU Shockers", Mike Kennedy, talks about how he got his start in sports play-by-play broadcasting, the art of the job, and why he loves doing it so much.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Greg Orman

Victor Hogstrom interviews the three leading candidates for Kansas Governor to learn more about each of them. In this episode, Independent Greg Orman discusses his political ideologies and his personal life.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Laura Kelly

Victor Hogstrom interviews the three leading candidates for Kansas Governor to learn more about each of them. In this episode, Democrat Laura Kelly discusses her political ideologies and her personal life.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Kris Kobach

Victor Hogstrom interviews the three leading candidates for Kansas Governor to learn more about each of them. In this episode, Republican Kris Kobach discusses his political ideologies and his personal life.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Kimberly Krull

Butler Community College President, Kimberly Krull, talks about her love of helping students succeed through education. She also discusses what is working, and what needs improvement in today's college education system.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Jeff Arensdorf

Jeff Arensdorf, president of Village Tours & Travel, talks about getting into the travel business with his father and growing it into a successful, family-run operation. He also discusses his pride in being a Wichita businessman who had his dreams fulfilled without leaving his hometown.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Sam Muyskens

Global Faith in Action founder Sam Muyskens discusses growing up in a musical family that performed across the country. He also explains the importance of religious understanding and helping the less fortunate.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: James Rhatigan

Former Wichita State University Dean of Students, James Rhatigan, talks about his career path, and his approach to helping and guiding students. He discusses how he feels about the WSU Student Center bearing his name. Rhatigan also recalls memories of how campus life was affected after the tragic 1970 plane crash carrying WSU football players.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Wayne Bryan

Wayne Bryan, the Producing Artistic Director for Music Theatre Wichita, talks about his life... from his time in the military, to his transition into television and theater, including a role on the hit series M*A*S*H. He also discusses his current position at Music Theatre Wichita, and why the arts are so important for a community.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Al Higdon

Public relations trailblazer and Sullivan Higdon & Sink co-founder Al Higdon explains how he found a niche in the aviation industry and discusses the direction Wichita is headed.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Jay Price

Wichita State history professor Jay Price shares his love of Kansas history and explains how he developed a lifelong fascination for days gone by.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: David Nichols

Historian David Nichols discusses his musical past and his eventual transition into a history scholar. He talks about how Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement changed his life. Dr. Nichols also discusses how several aspects of the Civil Rights Movement relate to President Dwight D. Eisenhower. He has written 3 books on President Eisenhower and delves into the content of his latest

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Donna Tucker

In this episode, we welcome a popular jazz singer who has lived and performed around the world, but her heart has never left Kansas. Donna Tucker has been called, “the jazz singer’s singer.” Her life’s journey began in Kansas and took her to Dallas, Texas and then Tokyo, Japan. Tucker’s talent has brought pleasure and inspiration to music lovers far and wide. She has performed for royalty and

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Thomas Welk

Father Thomas Welk talks about his life's work in hospice care and explains his family relationship to iconic band leader, Lawrence Welk.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Pastor Roosevelt DeShazer

Pastor Roosevelt DeShazer shares his story of growing up in a life of crime, drugs, and violence. He explains how he turned his life around and how he now helps troubled youths avoid the same mistakes he made in the past.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Jill Docking

Former Kansas second lady and political candidate Jill Docking talks for the first time about losing her husband and how that has influenced her priorities in life.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Jeff Herndon

Television news anchor Jeff Herndon tells about the epiphany that brought him back to Kansas.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Jack DeBoer

Wichita business tycoon Jack DeBoer shares his life story, and explains how his definition of success has changed.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Jim Howell

Jim Howell explains how he went from being a troubled teen who broke the law to a Sedgwick County commissioner who makes the laws.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Lisa Naslund

Lisa Naslund shares the story of her late son’s struggle with PTSD, and what she is doing to save other families from a similar tragedy.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Chris Mann

Singer Chris Mann talks about his experience as a contestant on NBC's "The Voice" and how that helped launch his professional career as a performer. Mann also explains how he remains humble while balancing fame and his personal life.

One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Jay Prater

KAKE-TV Chief Meteorologist Jay Prater talks about his personal life, his career in meteorology, and his passion for flying.