Music and the Spoken Word is an honored tradition on KSL NewsRadio and the longest running radio program in Utah. Doug Wright talks to Mormon Tabernacle Choir President Ron Jarrett, Conductor Mack Wilberg, and Assistant Ron Gunnell about the joy brought by the choir's Christmas morning broadcast. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, affectionately called "America's Choir" by President Ronald Reagan and "MoTab" by its generations of fans, has been invited to perform at Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony.
Doug Wright invites on his show several guests to talk about the Roots of Knowledge project and its significance. His guests are Utah Valley University President Matthew Holland, Professor of English Kate McPherson, Artist Tom Holdman, and UVU student Shay Anderson. This expansive work of stained glass art exemplifies mankind from the beginning as a sort of artistic timeline of human history.
Doug Wright talks to special guest author Richard Paul Evans about his latest book "Mistletoe Secret: A Novel," the Hallmark movie about his book and the changes they made to tell his story.
Doug Wright talks to LDS author Ed J. Pinegar about The Little Book of Gratitude for Latter-Day Saints. In his new book, Pinegar teaches about the power of gratitude through stories, scriptures, and uplifting messages. He also writes about roadblocks that prevent people from being thankful for the blessings they have and how to overcome them. This is a book written in the Thanksgiving spirit.
Doug talks to John Groberg, an Emeritus General Authority for the LDS Church and the inspiration behind Disney's The Other Side of Heaven, about his new book, Eternity is Now. As a husband, father, mission president, and member of the Seventy, Groberg draws from his rich experiences to write about the importance of living life from an eternal perspective.
Doug Wright talks to Al Rounds, artist behind the paintings in Beautiful Zion Impressions of Church History. The book, written by S. Michael Wilcox, features more than 60 paintings and shows the most important locations of LDS Church history in Rounds' signature watercolor style.
Ordinary women can have an impact in their families and communities. Doug Wright talks to special guest, Author Elaine S. Dalton, about ordinary women and her book "No Ordinary Women".
LDS Business College President Larry Richards talks education with host Doug Wright.
Doug Wright has two interesting guests in studio: Taj Rowland, who was kidnapped from his village at 7 years old and sold to a Christian orphanage, talks about his life. Also in studio is author Cameron Wright, who wrote a book about Taj's life, called " The Orphan Keeper.
Another Volume of the Joseph Smith Papers is discussed. This record is on the Administrative Records of the Council of 50 within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The minutes are from March 1844 to January 1846.
Musician Paul Cardall is this week's guest on Everyday Lives, Everyday Values. He talks about his newest CD, and gives Doug Wright a sample plus an update on his health.
Doug Wright talks with author Richard Paul Evans about his exciting new young adult book, Michael Vey 6: Fall of Hades. Evans may be best known among adult readers for The Christmas Box, but has since gained a new generation of followers among teens and older children with the Vey series, which combines action, science fiction and fantasy, while spotlighting real-life issues all teens face.
Writer and Director Isaac Halasima talks with Doug Wright about his latest Movie "The Last Descent," a retelling of a true rescue attempt from 2009 at the Nutty Putty Cave, when John Jones became trapped upside-down in a space 18 inches tall and 10 inches wide, 150 feet underground, in an unmapped section of the cave. Jones didn't make it back out, but dozens of rescuers and his family found inspiration in how he lived his final hours.
Doug Wright talks to Author Ganel-Lyn Condie about Forgiveness. She shares exerts from her book "I Can Forgive With God."
Doug Wright talks to guests Richard and Linda Eyre, and explores what they are going through in this stage of life. They talk about the their new book "Life in Full - Maximizing Your Longevity and Legacy."
Salt Lake County Fair is discussed.
Author Laura Harris Hales talk about "A Reason for Faith" -- a book on LDS doctrine.
Author Katherine Jenkins Gordon discusses more stories from her book - Inlaws, Outlaws, and Everyone in Between
Doug Wright discusses the Days of 47 and all the special Pioneer Day events coming to northern Utah.
Special Guest Ken Gardener, President of the Days of 47 Rodeo talks about the events and the improvements of the fairgrounds ahead of the annual Pioneer Day commemorations.