About HPPR

About HPPR

High Plains Public Radio (HPPR) is the primary public radio for the High Plains region of western Kansas, eastern Colorado, and the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles. HPPR offers a daily service of news, music and information.

Program Choices

HPPR is an affiliate of National Public Radio offering these award winning news programs:

  • Morning Edition
  • All Things Considered
  • Weekend Edition

We also feature popular network programs like Car Talk and A Prairie Home Companion. HPPR also airs interviews, features and announcements from over 150 community, cultural, health and human service organizations across the region each year. Click here for a complete listing of programs.


HPPR is a member of:

  • National Public Radio
  • Kansas Public Broadcasting Council
  • Kansas Association of Broadcasters
  • Public Radio International

Main Offices and Translators

HPPR's has studios and offices in Garden City, Kansas and Amarillo, Texas. HPPR provides radio service to the region via seven transmitters located in Garden City, KS (KANZ), Hill City, KS (KZNA) Hays, KS (KZAN), Amarillo, TX (KJJP), Bushland, TX (KTXP), Spearman, TX (KTOT) and Guymon, OK (KGUY) along with a series of translator stations throughout western Kansas, southeast Colorado and the Texas Panhandle (see the listing above).

Staff and Volunteers

HPPR's programming is produced by a staff of professionals and volunteers in a variety of on and off air capacities. Some of the program hosts have their play lists and interviews posted for your convenience. More playlists will be added as we get them. If you want to make a request or ask about something you heard on the air, email hppr@hppr.org.