An upcoming Newsmakers interview program airing on KGCS-TV focuses on public safety in Joplin, with Police Chief Lane Roberts and Fire Chief Mitch Randles.   They provide an update on their agency roles in the city and future plans, including the development of a public safety training facility.  

The program begins airing the week of July 1 on KGCS and will air throughout the month.  Initial airdates and times include:

Monday, July 1 – 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 3 – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 9 – 9:30 p.m.

The interview will also air on KOAM-TV at 5:30 a.m. Saturday, July 27.

KGCS programming may be seen over the air on digital channel 22 and on regional cable television systems including  Cable One, Mediacom and Suddenlink.  The station operates as a service of the Department of Communication at Missouri Southern State University.