Joplin, MO (SNS) – A new edition of “Newsmakers” has been announced, as well as schedule changes on KGCS-TV.

Joplin Mayor Michael Seibert is the guest on the upcoming “Newsmakers” interview program. Seibert provides follow-up to the recent audit report released by State Auditor Nicole Galloway, including a discussion of the next steps being taken by the city. He also discusses development and future plans in the city of Joplin.

The program will air at the following times:

Sunday, Aug. 30 – 5:30 and 9:30 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 31 – 5:30 and 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 1 – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 2 – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 3 – 5:30 p.m.

It can also be seen at 5:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, on KOAM-TV, and on YouTube at

KGCS will record the Joplin School District’s Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 25, and will broadcast it at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27.

A special meeting of the Joplin City Council will air live at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31.

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.