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Roger Cornish: Answer Back 12

  • Fired, for a mistake?

    Are you ready for some football?

    Just want to remind you that CBS' Thursday night NFL football coverage begins tonight, September 11.

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  • A late Wednesday

    Fired, for a mistake?

    CBS will be carrying the president's speech live Wednesday evening at 8pm.

  • Race Day: Oral B 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway

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    It’s hard to get over your first love. When it comes to racing for me that first love was the Atlanta Motor Speedway. It wasn’t my first race. That was Talladega. And although I enjoy going to Dega now, I didn’t get it at first. Atlanta, ah Atlanta. That was pure speed. Watching the cars enter the corners at close to 200 mph, it was the closest thing to the more traditional CART/Indy Car racing I…

  • Unforgettable & Reckless

    Fired, for a mistake?

    CBS has announced that last Sunday's episodes of Unforgettable and Reckless..that were blown off by the late coverage of the PGA Championship, will be on this coming Sunday in their normal time periods.

  • Robin Williams, America's court jester.

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    Funny people are often troubled....troubled people are often funny.

  • Are you ready for some football?

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    I know it's early August, but it's time for pro football.

  • Who told the truth?

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    KWCH let you hear from the republican candidates for the 4th district congressional race Monday night in our political forum.

  • What's your question?

    Fired, for a mistake?

    There is an election coming up...and our coverage could involve you.

  • Why now?

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    A caller to our Answerback line wonders about the timing of the state's new gun carry laws.

  • Where's Millie...oh, and Ross, too?

    Fired, for a mistake?

    A very concerned woman called our Answerback line this week.

  • Sorry, soap opera fans

    Fired, for a mistake?

    If you are a fan of The Young & the Restless, you probably already know we had a problem Tuesday.

  • Why not advertise Kansas?

    Fired, for a mistake?

    You've seen the commercials...slickly produced ads inviting you to visit Oklahoma, Missouri, and other surrounded states.

  • Top of the Class too white?

    Fired, for a mistake?

    You may have noticed our Top of the Class segments running on the air.

  • Everything has to end

    Fired, for a mistake?

    Some things come to an end in May.

  • Where's the paper?

    Fired, for a mistake?

    If you read the Wichita Eagle on Sunday's you may have noticed the paper was very late this past weekend.

Meet Roger

Roger Cornish

POSTED: 02:20 AM CST Dec 24, 2013    UPDATED: 01:44 PM CDT Sep 03, 2014 
Roger Cornish

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Roger Cornish is a third generation Kansas broadcaster, who has worked for Eyewitness News since 1976.

He grew up in Hutchinson, and one of his first jobs after high school was on the camera crew at what was then called KTVH.

Roger worked as morning, noon & weekend anchor, as well as Hutchinson correspondent. He began in his current position anchoring the 6 & 10 pm weekday newscasts in 1980.

Roger was inducted into the Emmy Silver Circle in 2006, honoring more than 25 years of service to the broadcast industry. That year he was also named to the Kansas Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame.

Roger has helped KWCH win KAB Station of the Year awards, Newscast of the Year, and 2 National Edward R. Murrow awards.

Roger has been married to his high school sweetheart Wanetta since 1972. They have two children, Chad and Nicole. Chad and his wife Tammy made Roger a grandfather with the August 2009 birth of Slayden Roger Cornish. He welcomed grandbaby number two in July 2012, Troy Joseph Cornish.

Off the air, Roger enjoys reading, playing golf, and following auto racing.


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