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  • Dixie State College and KCSG Television Announce Partnership
    by Morgan Skinner, KCSG News
    Published - 08/04/10 - 03:43 PM | 7 7 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    (Left to Right) B. Ray Carpenter, Stephen D. Nadauld, Stephen W. Wade and Ed Merrifield at Wednesday's formal signing of the partnership between Dixie State College and KCSG Television. (KCSG photo)
    (Left to Right) B. Ray Carpenter, Stephen D. Nadauld, Stephen W. Wade and Ed Merrifield at Wednesday's formal signing of the partnership between Dixie State College and KCSG Television. (KCSG photo)
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    (St. George, UT) - Dixie State College and the Stephen W. Wade family entered into a partnership agreement Wednesday in which KCSG Television will be operated by the college under the control and guidance of the Wade Family. The formal signing will bring a new era to the college communications department giving students an actual hands-on experience under the supervision of broadcast professionals.

    Dixie College President Stephen D. Nadauld expressed appreciation to the Wade family for their vision and generosity in helping the school develop the partnership over the course of almost a year. Wade said he hoped the association would give students more than a simulator experience in the dynamically changing communications field.

    Ray Carpenter, a member of the Board of Directors of the college's Center for Media Innovation (CMI) provided the guidance in developing the partnership with the Wade family which retains control of the station under the agreement while the college operates the station 24/7 in a real-time commercial broadcast environment under the supervision of experienced career broadcasters.

    Ed Merrifield continues as the General Manager of KCSG Television, as paid employee of the Wade family and Phil Tuckett, Executive Director of CMI, will supervise the college's operation of the station.

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    BoomerJeff
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    August 11, 2010
    I've always liked KCSG and miss the news programs, yeah, they were sometime cheesy, but it made the news endearing. I love the older TV shows they currently broadcast and watch KCSG more than the network channels. Consider me a fan! Best wishes.
    anonymous
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    August 06, 2010
    Good luck with that, it will fail again!
    anonymous
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    August 06, 2010
    I too can't believe the Spectrum is now charging to view there news online. Now is the time for someone with some business sense to come in and take over. I can't wait to see the Spectrum go out of business over this very poor decision.
    anonymous
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    August 06, 2010
    They haven't tried this before.. that was KCSG just using the college facilities to shoot news. This will be ran under the direction of CMI who has been running a Radio station for over a year and has many great pro's in the broadcast industry along with the great folks from KCSG this thing will work and bring news back to southern utah!
    bradley p whirl
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    August 06, 2010
    If they can get the local news back up that would be great! why would we want to leave local news to Salt Lake City and the spectrum who charges you to view news on the web?

    it seems KCSG has always tried to provide good local news but for some reason was not supported.

    anonymous
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    August 06, 2010
    I have watched KCSG news fan for 8 years now. When they went off air I quit watching local news all together because the Salt Lake news really doesn't apply to St. George. I hope that the KSCG will be broadcasting once again.
    anonymous
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    August 05, 2010
    What a great team in St George this will make!!
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