Longtime Wichita TV news anchor Roger Cornish dies at 66
July 7, 2021
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Roger Cornish, a news anchor at KWCH-TV in Wichita for several decades, died Wednesday, the station reported. He was 66.
The station said Cornish died of liver disease. He was a news anchor at the Wichita station from the 1980s until his retirement in 2018.
Cornish began his career in broadcasting as a 17-year-old camera operator in Hutchinson in 1972. He worked as a producer and reporter before he anchored newscasts.
The station said Cornish helped make KWCH the top-rated station in the Wichita-Hutchinson market and was known for his ability to remember dates and det...