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Why is KSL Losing Viewers in Salt Lake City?

The end of the most recent sweeps period has revealed a disturbing trend for NBC affiliate KSL in the battle for Salt Lake City’s news viewers.

The Salt Lake Tribune has taken a look at why KSL, which was once a dominant number one, is quickly losing viewers to cross-town rival CBS affiliate KUTV.

Outside observers might think KSL, owned by Bonneville International, which is owned by Deseret Management Corporation, which is owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, would dominate in the city that is the geographic heart of the Mormon Church. Read more

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Kent Crawford Upped To GM At Salt Lake City’s KUTV-KMYU

Kent Crawford has been promoted to general manager of Salt Lake City’s KUTV-KMYU, Sinclair Broadcasting announced today.

Crawford, who joined CBS-affiliate KUTV in 1982, is currently the station’s director of sales.

“KUTV has been home for me for almost 30 years,” he said in a statement.  ”It has a tradition of strong leadership and talented, dedicated employees who are key to the station’s success.”

Crawford replaces Steve Carlston, who was hired as president and general manager of KNBC in Los Angeles last month.