Frank Morris is the founder of and senior contributor to Harvest Public Media. He also is the news director at KCUR, presiding over the station's news coverage since 1999. Frank also ﬁles regularly with National Public Radio and has covered everything from tornados to tax law. His work has won dozens of awards, including four national Public Radio News Directors awards (PRNDIs) and several regional Edward R. Murrow awards. Frank grew up in rural Kansas, listening to the public radio station out of Hutchinson. He worked as a DJ throughout college at the University of Kansas. After graduating with degrees in philosophy and political science, Frank went to work at an AM news/talk station in Lawrence, Kan., and later at the statehouse in Topeka for Kansas Public Radio. He started at KCUR in 1991.