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Nearly Three Decades In, Nick Haines Looks Back at 'Kansas City Week in Review'

In more than 20 years since taking the chair at Week in Review, Haines has grown the public affairs division of Kansas City PBS, with a focus on continuous innovation.

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Meet Nick Haines


KCPBS News Host Nick Haines has led Kansas City PBS' public affairs division for the past 20+ years. He has earned three regional Emmy Awards, most recently for his coverage of mental health issues. He is best known as the host of the weekly primetime public affairs program, “Kansas City Week in Review.” Nick is a former BBC radio news reporter. He was born and raised in Port Talbot, a South Wales steel town that also produced actors Richard Burton and Anthony Hopkins. Prior to joining KCPBS, Nick served as news director for KANU, the NPR affiliate in Lawrence, Kansas, and was Statehouse Bureau Chief for Kansas Public Radio in Topeka.

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