Welcome to KOGT News, your one-stop destination for uncovering stories that genuinely matter. In a world of information overload, we understand the importance of delivering news that captures your attention, touches your heart, and ignites meaningful conversations.
With our dedicated team of journalists on the ground, we strive to bring you the most compelling narratives from around the globe, shedding light on untold stories that can shape our lives.
Join us as we embark on this thrilling journey together, where every day is an opportunity to discover profound truths and make a difference in our ever-evolving world. Get ready for an immersive experience where impactful journalism meets your insatiable curiosity – because, at KOGT News, we believe in storytelling that leaves an indelible mark on both minds and hearts!
What is KOGT News?
Every day, KOGT News exposes stories that matter to Utahns. Our reporters go beyond the headlines to uncover the nuanced and often overlooked stories that make our community a better place.
We’re committed to holding public officials accountable, spotlighting corruption, and reporting on important issues affecting our state. We also cover breaking news, statewide events, and local news from around Utah.
Whether investigative journalism or covering the latest in politics or education, our reporters are passionate about informing Utahns of what’s happening in their community.
How does KOGT News work?
KOGT News is a multiplatform multimedia news service that covers the latest news and events in Kern County. The service includes live-streaming newscasts, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube stories, and downloadable content for iPhone and Android devices.
The Kern County public media outlet was founded in 1994 to promote democracy and inform the public about the day-to-day events happening in Kern County. KOGT has since expanded its reach to serve audiences all over North America.
The mission of KOGT News is to cover stories that matter and make a difference in Kern County and beyond. By providing local news that is objective and unbiased, we can help create a more informed community.
We strive to provide our viewers with important information while entertaining them with newscasts and feature videos. Our team is dedicated to providing quality journalism relevant to our community, regardless of the time of day or night.
What are our goals for KOGT News?
Our goal for KOGT News is to provide quality, up-to-date news coverage that matters to our readers. We want to provide informative and engaging stories that will help people learn about issues and events that are important to them and explore the complexities of the world around them. We also want to provide a forum for discussion and debate so our readers can share their thoughts on the news stories we cover.
We believe that journalism should be accessible to everyone, no matter their location or socioeconomic status. That’s why we aim to cover stories from all over the globe and discuss topics that affect everyone in this community. Our reporters are dedicated to providing accurate information without bias or favoritism.
We hope you enjoy reading KOGT News as much as we enjoy producing it!
What are our values as a news outlet?
At KOGT News, we value transparency, accountability, and accuracy in our reporting. These values are essential to informing the public of important stories. We adhere to these principles in all of our journalism.
We also believe in upholding the First Amendment and working to keep our readers informed without bias or favoritism. Our reporters have backgrounds in law enforcement, journalism, and other fields, so they bring a broad range of perspectives to their reporting.
Good journalism creates a more informed community, and people need to be able to trust the sources of information they rely on. That is why we carelessly ensure our reports are accurate and impartial.
How do we decide which stories to cover?
KOGT News strives to provide readers with the most important and exciting information when deciding which stories to cover. Our editors review all the submitted news articles to determine which ones are the most relevant and essential for our audience.
Some of the factors that our editors consider when choosing a story to cover include its importance, timeliness, and relevance to the community. In addition, we also think about how well the story is written and whether or not it provides valuable information for our readers.
We hope this approach provides our readers with reliable information they can trust. KOGT News helps ensure that those affected by events have access to essential resources and support by covering stories that matter.
Our coverage areas
At KOGT, uncovering stories that matter every day is our responsibility. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing the most comprehensive coverage of regional and national news in Northern California.
Our reporters are in San Francisco, Sacramento, and Northern California 24/7, covering breaking stories and bringing you the latest information. From politics and business to education and health, our reporters have the expertise to give you a complete picture of what’s happening in your community.
We also offer an expansive online presence with multimedia content, including video reports, blogs, photos, and more. Whether you’re looking for local news or national headlines, KOGT has you covered.
Journalism is the practice of gathering, verifying, and reporting information in pursuit of understanding and public accountability. We are committed to providing the highest quality news coverage possible and fostering a community of engaged readers. Our sources include local, state, national, and international news outlets, independent bloggers, and reporters.
To provide the best possible coverage, we strive to be both knowledgeable about current events and up-to-date on the latest developments. We use a variety of sources, including press releases, official statements, social media posts, and reports from other media outlets when investigating stories. We verify information with officials or others familiar with the situation whenever possible.
Our readers need to have access to diverse perspectives on their community and world events. We work hard to include a range of voices in our reporting so readers can glimpse different aspects of life in KOGT’s region. Our goal is always to provide informative content that intrigues and educates our audience.