Welcome to Flatland, Kansas City.

We’re KCPT’s digital magazine, a destination for local and regional storytelling. Flatland shares digital-first series and stories that give you the best of people & places, eats & drinks, news & issues, arts & culture, and more. In a nutshell, we make and share coverage about our region that matters to you.

We are a reflection of our audience — informed and involved — and your engagement is the cornerstone of continuing this conversation. Comment, question, share.

Again, welcome to Flatland. And cheers.

About the Hale Center for Journalism at KCPT

Founded in November 2013 through a gift from the Hale Family Foundation, the Hale Center for Journalism at KCPT serves as a center for local multimedia journalism. The center publishes to Flatland, a digital news umbrella that encourages collaboration among NPR, PBS and regional news outlets to produce stories on local issues and ensure the continued creation of quality local journalism in an ever-changing media landscape.

Our Partners

Our Funders

Jo Anna Dale
Hale Family Foundation
Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City
Francis Family Foundation
Hall Family Foundation