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Monday, August 23, 2010

Dallas weatherman quits, San Antonio anchor quits, KTBU 55 nixes HS football and more

CBS11/TXA21 meteorologist Mike Burger mapping out his retirement
CBS11/TXA21 meteorologist Mike Burger has announced his retirement from broadcasting just five months after marking his 40th year in the business.

WOAI dumps Regis, Kelly for Rachael Ray
"Live With Regis and Kelly" soon will be nowhere to be seen on San Antonio TV.

San Antonio news vet hangs up KSAT mike for USAA post
Rosenda Rios, who has done both anchoring and reporting for San Antonio's ABC affiliate is leaving the TV biz.

KTBU nixes high school show
After a decade as a reliable, consistent advocate for high school sports, Todd Freed received word Wednesday night that KTBU (Channel 55) had canceled High School Sports Live, effective immediately.

Austin 101X KROX DJ becomes famous on YouTube
101X KROX DJ CJ Morgan posted a video to YouTube showing him dancing in his office. He says a caffeine boost got him in the groove.

KMYS to nab youth market as new CW affiliate
Starting Aug. 30, KMYS will become San Antonio's new CW network affiliate.

KVUE 24 Austin to start morning news at 4:30am
Since I posted that KVUE 24 was starting its Austin morning news at 4:30am I've been told by people in the industry that KRGV, KSNB, KMBC and WFAA are all also starting at 4:30am soon too!
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