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October 20, 2022

This episode of News Quiz features stories about the war in Ukraine, Iranian protests around the world, a new World Wildlife Fund report, growing kelp forests, the results of NASA’s DART mission, saving the Cantonese dialect, dogs as pets in Egypt, a giant pumpkin contest and more.
Season 38 Episode 7 Length 15:22 Premiere: 10/20/22


This KET-produced current-events program is aimed at upper-elementary and middle school students. The series features a fast-paced roundup of headlines for the week and presents a series of questions to test students' understanding.

About the Host

Kelsey Starks is a broadcast journalist with more than 20 years of experience as a reporter, anchor and producer in various markets across the country. A native of Owensboro, Kelsey is host of KET’s educational current events show, News Quiz as well as other programming. Prior to her work at KET, Kelsey spent nine years as the morning anchor for Good Morning Kentuckiana on WHAS in Louisville.

Kelsey earned a journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and a master’s degree from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism. She spent several years in New York City as a producer for cable networks CourtTV and MSNBC before moving to a reporter position. Her on-camera career took her to Chicago, Washington D.C. and Charleston, S.C. before landing in Louisville in 2008. During her time at WHAS, she was voted “Best Kentucky TV Personality” by Kentucky Living Magazine and chosen as “Most Admired Woman” in Media by Today’s Woman magazine. Her favorite title, by far, is ‘Mommy’ to her three children, ages 13, 10 and 6.

Season 38 Episodes

March 23, 2023

S38 E26 Length 14:44 Premiere Date 03/23/23

March 16, 2023

S38 E25 Length 15:14 Premiere Date 03/16/23

March 9, 2023

S38 E24 Length 15:08 Premiere Date 03/09/23

March 2, 2023

S38 E23 Length 15:01 Premiere Date 03/02/23

February 23, 2023

S38 E22 Length 15:07 Premiere Date 02/23/23

February 16, 2023

S38 E21 Length 15:00 Premiere Date 02/16/23

February 9, 2023

S38 E20 Length 15:39 Premiere Date 02/09/23

February 2, 2023

S38 E19 Length 14:38 Premiere Date 02/02/23

January 26, 2023

S38 E18 Length 15:00 Premiere Date 01/26/23

January 19, 2023

S38 E17 Length 15:00 Premiere Date 01/19/23

January 12, 2023

S38 E16 Length 15:01 Premiere Date 01/12/23

January 5, 2023

S38 E15 Length 15:14 Premiere Date 01/05/23

December 15, 2022

S38 E14 Length 15:01 Premiere Date 12/15/22

December 8, 2022

S38 E13 Length 14:51 Premiere Date 12/08/22

December 1, 2022

S38 E12 Length 15:17 Premiere Date 12/01/22

November 17, 2022

S38 E11 Length 15:12 Premiere Date 11/17/22

November 10, 2022

S38 E10 Length 15:59 Premiere Date 11/11/22

November 3, 2022

S38 E9 Length 15:11 Premiere Date 11/04/22

October 27, 2022

S38 E8 Length 15:19 Premiere Date 10/27/22

October 20, 2022

S38 E7 Length 15:22 Premiere Date 10/20/22

October 13, 2022

S38 E6 Length 15:06 Premiere Date 10/13/22

September 29, 2022

S38 E5 Length 15:00 Premiere Date 09/29/22

September 22, 2022

S38 E4 Length 15:01 Premiere Date 09/22/22

September 15, 2022

S38 E3 Length 14:42 Premiere Date 09/15/22

September 8, 2022

S38 E2 Length 15:16 Premiere Date 09/08/22

September 1, 2022

S38 E1 Length 15:12 Premiere Date 09/01/22

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