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Monday, February 22, 2010

New KHOU 11 Houston assistant news director hired

TV news agent superstar Rick Gevers clues us in on the new KHOU 11 assistant news director:

Longtime news director ANDREA PARQUET TAYLOR has been named Assistant News Director for Belo’s KHOU-TV in Houston. Andrea most recently was the ND for WXYZ-TV in Detroit, a job she left last September. She’s also been an ND in Baltimore and Raleigh. READ IT

Here are some extra facts. According to, Parquet-Taylor pulled Jimmy Kimmel's show off WXYZ for a night after a crack the comedian made about Detroit during the NBA finals. Parquet-Taylor's rival while at WXYZ was WDIV where former KPRC 2 general manager Steve Wasserman recently worked as GM. WDIV is owned by Post Newsweek as is KPRC. WXYZ was formerly an ABC owned and operated station. Now it is owned by The E.W. Scripps Company. KTRK 13 is an ABC owned and operated station.

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