Tim Carpenter

Tim Carpenter

Tim Carpenter, a reporter for the Kansas Reflector, has reported on Kansas for 35 years. He covered the Capitol for 16 years at the Topeka Capital-Journal and previously worked for the Lawrence Journal-World and United Press International. He has been recognized for investigative reporting on Kansas government and politics. He won the Kansas Press Association's Victor Murdock Award six times. The William Allen White Foundation honored him four times with its Burton Marvin News Enterprise Award. The Kansas City Press Club twice presented him its Journalist of the Year Award and more recently its Lifetime Achievement Award. He earned an agriculture degree at Kansas State University and grew up on a small dairy and beef cattle farm in Missouri. He is an amateur woodworker and drives Studebaker cars.

First Lady Jill Biden convenes ‘charla’ in Kansas City to explore challenges of Latino trailblazers

By: - October 12, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Kansas — First lady Jill Biden toured the nonprofit El Centro, which serves Latino communities, on Monday for insight into the challenges of trailblazing entrepreneurs, a university student and a poet. Biden marked Hispanic Heritage Month with Isbella Guzman, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration. They had a conversation, or charla, that […]