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The Doug Wright Show

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

Friday, June 1, 2018

  • A visit from governor Mitt Romney
    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 years.  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 Salt Lake City, Utah. Or follow Doug on Twit
  • The "Big Kahunas" come to celebrate the end of an era
    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: 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 Salt Lake City, Utah. Or follow Doug on Twitter and Instagram @DougWrightShow or on Facebook at facebook.com/DougWrightShowKSL/
  • An absolute legend in radio broadcasting
    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 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 Salt Lake City, Utah. Or follow Doug on Twitter and In
  • A historic movie show
    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 Show. 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 Salt Lake City, Utah. Or follow Doug on T
  • Why is Doug Wright "Mr.Sports"
    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 Salt Lake City, Utah. Or follow Doug on Twitter and Instagram @DougWrightShow or on Facebook at facebook.com/DougWrightShowKSL/
  • Some old friends come to visit Doug for his last show
    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: 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 Salt Lake City, Utah. Or follow Doug on Twitter and Instagram @DougWrightShow or on Facebook at facebook.com/DougW
  • Where did Doug Wright's producers end up?
    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: 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 Salt Lake City, Utah. Or follow Doug on Twitter and Instagram
  • What history has Doug Wright covered over the years?
    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 years. 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 Salt Lake City, Utah. Or follow Doug o
  • Does news radio always flow smoothly?
    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 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 Salt Lake City, Utah. Or follow Doug on Twitter and Instagram @DougWrightShow or on Facebook at facebook.com/DougWrightShowKSL/
  • The touching final segment of the final Doug Wright Show
    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 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 Salt Lake City, Utah. Or follow Doug on Twitter and Instagram @DougWrightShow or on Facebook at facebook.com/DougWrightShowKSL/

Thursday, May 31, 2018

  • A grand tour of the Salt Lake City Tabernacle
    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, who also hosts the infamous KSL Movie Show. KSL News Radio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Or follow Doug on Twitter and Instagram @DougWrightShow or on Facebook at facebook.com/DougWrightShowKSL/
  • What historical significance surrounds the Tabernacle?
    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 over the years including, Susan B. Anthony, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and Ulysses S. Grant, among others. 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
  • What is the Role of a Sister Missionary on Temple Square?
    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 Square and the sisters are the ones to greet visitors and answer any questions they may pose. 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 Ra
  • What makes the organ in the tabernacle special?
    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 organ is capable of.  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 Salt Lake City,
  • What is it like touring with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir?
    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 busy life especially on tour. Doug and the reporters tell a couple of their choir stories. 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 Ne