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The Doug Wright Show is where news breaks in Utah - whether it's politics, local government or just the big talker of the day.

The Doug Wright Show is where news breaks in Utah - whether it's politics, local government or just the big talker of the day.
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Salt Lake City, UT

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The Doug Wright Show is where news breaks in Utah - whether it's politics, local government or just the big talker of the day.

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English


Episodes

The touching final segment of the final Doug Wright Show

6/1/2018
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Doug Wright's loving wife D joins him on air for the final segment of the final Doug Wright show. Doug pays tribute to his wife, the most important thing to come out of KSL and the most important person in his life. The two met at KSL back in 1980. Doug thanks all those who have made his career at KSL possible, from family to management to producers and to listeners everywhere. Apple Podcasts: https://tinyurl.com/yadt5a9r Stitcher Radio: https://tinyurl.com/ycpujy5b The Doug Wright...

Duration:00:05:10

Does news radio always flow smoothly?

6/1/2018
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KSL's own, Maria Shilaos and Marc Giauque join Doug Wright on the show to discuss some of the great experiences they have had coving the news. Things don't always go right. Doug and his guests talk about some of the mishaps that have happened over the years. Everyone will miss Doug dearly. He has been on the air for years and has been a key part of the community for a very long time. Apple Podcasts: https://tinyurl.com/yadt5a9r Stitcher Radio: https://tinyurl.com/ycpujy5b The Doug...

Duration:00:10:15

What history has Doug Wright covered over the years?

6/1/2018
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Chris Redgrave, former Station Manager at KSL, and Kirk Bench, old friend of Doug Wright, join Doug for a segment on his last broadcast of the Doug Wright show. Chris Redgrave used to work very closely with Doug Wright at the station. They share many fond memories of their time together especially during the Olympics. Kirk Bench, owner of Benchmark Books, has been a dear friend of Doug's. The two of them also discuss many of the incredible experiences they have enjoyed together over the...

Duration:00:14:05

Some old friends come to visit Doug for his last show

6/1/2018
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Doug Wright broadcasts the final Doug Wright show. KSL's own Peter Samore comes on air to pay tribute to Doug Wrights amazing skill. John Carter also comes on the air to play Doug an original song. The two talk, joke, and reminisce together. Finally, Woolsey Waldron, an old friend of Doug's, calls into the station. Woolsey hired Doug on an KCPX years and years ago. The two also take some time to reminisce. Apple Podcasts: https://tinyurl.com/yadt5a9r Stitcher Radio:...

Duration:00:12:44

Where did Doug Wright's producers end up?

6/1/2018
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Jeff Whipple pays a visit on Doug Wright's last broadcast of the Doug Wright Show. He gives a few gifts and looks forward to the continuation of the movie show. A few of Doug's past producers, Lee Lonsberry and Kelsey Witt, also stop by to visit and pay tribute. Lee brings Doug an official congressional record of a speech given on the house floor dedicated to Doug. They also reminisce and discuss some of the grand experiences they had working on the show over the years. Apple Podcasts:...

Duration:00:10:39

A historic movie show

6/1/2018
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Steve Sales joins Doug Wright once again for a movie show but this time it is just a little bit different than normal. It takes place in the middle of the final broadcast of the Doug Wright show. Though the Doug Wright Show is coming to an end, the Movie show will go on every Friday. The two talk about a few movies including "Adrift" and "Beast". They also discuss what's going on at the redbox. They finish off the show by reminiscing and remembering some fun experiences on the Movie...

Duration:00:24:21

Why is Doug Wright "Mr.Sports"

6/1/2018
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Doug Wright take a little bit of time during his last broadcast of the Doug Wright Show to explain why he has been referred to as "Mr.Sports." He has been at KSL for 40 years and has had a few opportunities in the sports radio world. Apple Podcasts: https://tinyurl.com/yadt5a9r Stitcher Radio: https://tinyurl.com/ycpujy5b The Doug Wright Show is hosted by KSL News Radio's Doug Wright, who also hosts the infamous KSL Movie Show. KSL News Radio is part of Bonneville Media and based in...

Duration:00:02:08

An absolute legend in radio broadcasting

6/1/2018
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KSL radio host, Amanda Dixon, joins Doug Wright for a segment on the final Doug Wright Show. The two talk about some of the incredible experiences they have had working together at the station. Doug has been a friend and newsgatherer for his community and state for years. He bestows some of his news gathering wisdom in conversation with Amanda. Doug Wright always listens and is willing to see things from a different perspective but isn't afraid to tactfully deliver his opinion. Apple...

Duration:00:13:05

A visit from governor Mitt Romney

6/1/2018
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Doug Wright is joined by Mitt Romney on the final edition of the Doug Wright Show. Mitt Romney takes the reigns and interviews Doug just a little bit. Doug talks about his reasons for getting into radio. He reminisces over some of the early days in his broadcast career. He also talks about some of the things that he has seem change over the years. The two cover several topics surrounding politics and American heritage. Doug has been a voice of reason in the political realm for...

Duration:00:16:01

The "Big Kahunas" come to celebrate the end of an era

6/1/2018
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Derrell Brown, President of Bonneville International, and Station manager, Tanya Vea, join Doug Wright on the final edition of the Doug Wright Show. The three of them reminisce over some of their incredible times together. They present him with an honorary challenge coin minted just for the occasion. Doug has been at KSL for 40 years and is very grateful for all of the opportunities he has been afforded. Apple Podcasts: https://tinyurl.com/yadt5a9r Stitcher Radio:...

Duration:00:13:25

An emotional end to an incredible career

5/31/2018
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Doug Wright Broadcasts live from the Tabernacle on Temple Square in Down Town Salt Lake City as part of his bucket list broadcast series. He is joined on air by Mack Wilberg, Ron Jarrett, and Ron Gunnell. These men surprise Doug Wright with a few gifts in celebration of his conclusion of the Doug Wright Show marking 40 years at KSL. Doug get a little emotional as he concludes the segment and thanks the people who have made it all possible. Apple Podcasts:...

Duration:00:07:53

Pioneer Guest Artists Announced

5/31/2018
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Doug Wright Broadcasts live from the Tabernacle on Temple Square in Down Town Salt Lake City as part of his bucket list broadcast series. He is joined by Mack Wilberg, President Ron Jarrett and Assistant to the President Ron Gunnell. These men announce what guest artists will be performing at this year's pioneer day concert in connection with the days of 47 activities. Laura Michelle Kelly and Matthew Morrison will be some of the artists to perform at the concert. They also come on air...

Duration:00:15:52

What is it like touring with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir?

5/31/2018
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Doug Wright Broadcasts live from the Tabernacle on Temple Square in Down Town Salt Lake City as part of his bucket list broadcast series. Deseret News reporters R. Scott Lloyd and Gerry Avant, who covered the tabernacle choir for years, join Doug Wright to talk about some of the powerful experiences they have had with the choir over the years. Both reporters went on tour all over the world with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. It's not easy to move an army such as the choir. They live a very...

Duration:00:18:11

What is the Role of a Sister Missionary on Temple Square?

5/31/2018
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Doug Wright Broadcasts live from the Tabernacle on Temple Square in Down Town Salt Lake City as part of his bucket list broadcast series. He is joined on the show by two sister missionaries of the LDS church. Sister Shamlian from Virginia and Sister Huan from Taiwan, discuss some features of the Tabernacle and what it's like being a missionary on temple square. Neither of them ever thought they would be missionaries on temple square. People come from all over the world to see Temple...

Duration:00:08:16

What makes the organ in the tabernacle special?

5/31/2018
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Richard Elliot, the principle organist for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, joins Doug Wright on the bucket list broadcast live from the Tabernacle to talk about the incredible building and its magnificent organ. The organ is a very unique and grand instrument. It is quite complex and has a lot more to it than the eye can see. It is actually spread out across the entire building. The system has evolved quite a bit since the original pipe organ. Richard Elliot gives a quick sample of what the...

Duration:00:08:58

What historical significance surrounds the Tabernacle?

5/31/2018
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Author Heidi Swinton joins Doug Wright on air to discuss some of the incredible history surrounding the Tabernacle on Temple Square in Downtown Salt Lake City. The Tabernacle is a very unique building and pays tribute to the incredible resourcefulness of the Utah pioneers. Over the years the building has been renovated and restored however much of the original work still stands. The building has housed some absolutely amazing events. People of great significance have visited and performed...

Duration:00:11:12

A grand tour of the Salt Lake City Tabernacle

5/31/2018
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Doug Wright gets the opportunity to take a tour of the famed Tabernacle, on Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake City. With organist Richard Elliot and other tabernacle experts leading the way, Doug takes his audience further than most dream of treading. He is offered access to places outside the public eye and frankly very rarely seen. Apple Podcasts: https://tinyurl.com/yadt5a9r Stitcher Radio: https://tinyurl.com/ycpujy5b The Doug Wright Show is hosted by KSL News Radio's Doug Wright,...

Duration:00:31:43

A debate recap from candidate Lee Castillo

5/30/2018
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Lee Castillo, a democratic primary candidate running for the 1st congressional district, joins Doug Wright on the air to discuss his take away from the recent debate with Kurt Weiland. Mr.Castillo was in a car accident before the debate and suffered a concussion but believes he did pretty well anyway. He wants to make sure people select a candidate who will represent them and be engaged. He believes that people have been misled by politicians in power today and that a fresh view like his...

Duration:00:06:27

A brief look at the recent third congressional district debate

5/30/2018
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Third congressional district, GOP primary, candidates John Curtis and Chris Herrod join Doug Wright on the air to discuss how they each felt about the debate. John Curtis is the incumbent candidate running for another term. He believes he has learned a lot in his time in office and feels like he still has much to offer. Chris Herrod believes that he is a different level of conservative that fits the people in his district better. He believes that he is someone who will stand up for issues...

Duration:00:11:48

How do democrats feel about the recent GOP primary debate for Senate?

5/30/2018
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Democratic candidate for the Senate, Jenny Wilson, joins Doug Wright to discuss the recent debate between candidates Mitt Romney and Mike Kennedy as well as the upcoming race for the Senate seat. Ms.Wilson saw the debate as very traditional. It focused on many important issues on a federal level but missed the local mark. She also thought that the economic ideas brought up didn't make sense and weren't very practical. Jenny Wilson want to see a balanced voice for the state with a...

Duration:00:09:39