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For General Conference Special Programming that Will Uplift and Inspire You, Tune In To KSL NewsRadio This Conference Weekend


This look at the KSL NewsRadio Conference Special Programming schedule is sponsored by Zerorez

Every year during the weekend of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ General Conference sessions, KSL NewsRadio Feature Conference Special Programming that will uplift and inspire. This year KSL Host Doug Wright will take you into the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike National Historic Site, Dave Noriega and Debbie Dujanovic show you what it’s like to be a teacher in Utah, and KSL Reporter Mary Richards takes you back in time to St. Louis as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Pioneers set out to help expand the west. Here’s the full General Conference Special schedule for KSL NewsRadio


12:00 PM             “Golden Spike 150: A Sesquicentennial Celebration of Uniting A Nation” with Doug Wright

The transcontinental railroad will celebrate its 150th anniversary this year. Doug Wright will look into the impact the railroad had on Utah’s statehood, commerce, population and more. Utah is honored and excited to host the Transcontinental Railroad’s 150th birthday party at the Golden Spike National Historic Site May 10th through 12th, 2019. 

1:00 PM               “Grading the System” with Dave Noriega and Debbie Dujanovic

A day in the life of a teacher; an in-depth look into teacher morale, recruitment, and retention; the cost of education and who is really picking up the tab; whether or not college is really the right path for everyone


7:00 AM               “The Fighting Preacher” with Doug Wright

For this middleweight boxing champion, Willard Bean’s 25-Year Mission in anti-Mormon Palmyra was his longest, toughest fight.

8:00 AM               “A Woman’s View” General Conference special

Amanda Dickson will interview Sheri Dew about “Insights from a Prophets Life”

12:00 PM             “The Saints in St. Louis – a Gateway to Zion” with Mary Richards

The Museum at the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri, has always told the story of westward expansion. Around 22,000 Latter-day Saint pioneers came through St. Louis and stayed weeks, months, or years before heading west to Utah. Mary Richards will dive into how the area played a crucial role in the Church’s immigration.

1:00 PM               “Home Centered – How Latter-day Saint Families Are Changing and Adapting to Studying Together” with Jay McFarland

Has the new two-hour church schedule changed peoples’ relationship with the service? Randall Jepsen will talk with JayMac about 4 different families he interviewed to see how the change has been received if members are incorporating an hour of home worship, and how it has changed attendance