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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Jeff Herndon

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Don Reinhold

Wichita Symphony CEO Don Reinhold explains why music is food for the soul and why he loves Kansas so much.

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One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Lily Wu

Journalist Lily Wu shares her pride in the Wichita asian community and explains why she is so involved in community service.

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One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Frankie Valens

Former pop star Frankie Valens sings his biggest hits and explains how he balances faith and fame.

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One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Sierra Scott

Community volunteer and television host Sierra Scott talks about winning a beauty pageant at age 53, and why she is always on the go.

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One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Larry Steckline

Farm broadcaster Larry Steckline talks about his life, career, his autobiography, and why he enjoys being a friend and advocate for Kansas farmers.

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One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Bob Scott

Chamber Music at the Barn's Bob Scott tells why he made music his avocation rather than his career, and shares his thoughts on living a well-rounded, fulfilling life.

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One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Prisca Barnes

Literacy advocate and television star Prisca Barnes explains how her upbringing prepared her for success and community service and why she still has not found "Mr. Right".

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One on One with Victor Hogstrom: David Parks

Vietnam Veteran David Parks shares his war experiences and discusses the diary he kept during his tour which was later published. David also talks about growing up in the shadow of his famous father, filmmaker and photographer Gordon Parks, and his own career in photography and film.

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One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Jeff Longwell

Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell talks about the last time he cried and explains why Wichita's economy is struggling.

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One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Luis "Big Lou" Lopez

Former professional baseball player Luis "Big Lou" Lopez talks about family, baseball, and his secrets for success in the business world.

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One on One with Victor Hogstrom: Noreen Carrocci

Newman University President, Noreen Carrocci, talks life, love, and higher education.

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One on One with Victor Hogstrom: U.S. Representative Ron

Ron Estes, U.S. Representative for Kansas' 4th congressional district, talks about his life and his view of the current political landscape in Washington.