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Daniel Caudill

Reporter

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Daniel Caudill is the Statehouse intern for the Kansas News Service, a collaborative news wire between four public radio stations in Kansas: KCUR, Kansas Public Radio, KMUW, and High Plains Public Radio.

He previously worked as news editor and a reporter for The Sunflower, Wichita State University's independent student newspaper. From June 2018 to January 2020, Caudill also worked part-time from 2018 to 2020 as a reporter for the Derby Informer, a weekly newspaper in Derby, Kansas.

In summer 2019, Caudill contributed stories and photos to the Flint Hills Media Project, an applied-learning magazine project at the Elliott School of Communication. His work has been picked up by The Associated Press, and has appeared in The Wichita Eagle, The Emporia Gazette, The Shawnee Mission Post and more newspapers across Kansas.

He is seeking a bachelor's degree in political science with a minor in journalism. After college, Caudill wants to continue a career in journalism, covering government or education.

Portfolio

Kansas News Service (KCUR, KMUW, KPR, HPPR)

Kansas News Service
03/03/2020
Kansas Moves To Get Suspended Drivers Back On The Road, But Some Say It's Not Enough

TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas has one of the highest rates of suspended drivers in the country, and the majority of those more than 215,000 licenses are suspended for unpaid fines or court fees - sometimes unrelated to driving. Both the Kansas House and Senate approved separate bills last month aimed at getting drivers back on the road.

Kansas News Service
02/27/2020
Here's What Kansas Lawmakers Have (And Haven't) Done Halfway Through The Session

TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas lawmakers passed an important milestone this week: the midpoint deadline called "turnaround." In simple terms, it means most bills must have passed one chamber or they're pretty much dead for the year - though are there are ways around the rules for things legislators really want to pursue (and bills from some committees are exempt).

Kansas News Service
02/11/2020
Kansas Could Be The Next State To Make More Evidence Public In Fatal Police Shootings

TOPEKA, Kansas - Wendy Couser, a former juvenile intake officer at the Newton Police Department, has always believed in the importance of consequences. But Couser feels that she's yet to see consequences for the law enforcement officials who beat, shot and killed her son, William "Matthew" Holmes, during an arrest in August 2017.

The Sunflower

The Sunflower
10/31/2019
Jay Golden named Wichita State University's 14th president

The wait is over. After a months-long closed search process, the Kansas Board of Regents on Thursday selected Jay Golden, 55, to be the 14th president of Wichita State University. Golden most recently served as a vice chancellor at East Carolina University. In his first address to the university, he said some of his main...

The Sunflower
10/23/2019
WSU students can now register a 'chosen name' - with some limitations

As someone who goes by a name that's not on their birth certificate, sophomore Eli Flores says it can be uncomfortable to be exposed to their legal name or have to correct others. But thanks to a change in Wichita State's records system, Flores and other students may find some relief from the stress that...

Emporia Gazette, Flint Hills Media Project, Derby Informer

Derby Informer
09/21/2019
DPS: Removal of Trump flag was done in error

Derby Public Schools said a district official acted in error when they took a Trump-related flag from a student and requested the student return it to his car at Friday night's match against Newton.

The Emporia Gazette
06/17/2019
Symphony in the Flint Hills canceled for first time in 14 years

For the first time in its 14-year run, the Symphony in the Flint Hills on Saturday canceled its signature event. High-powered winds in a Friday-night storm tore through the symphony’s planned site in Irma’s Pasture, part of a ranch near Bazaar in Chase County.

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