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Monday, September 13, 2010

KDAF Russian smuggling suspect gossip girl, Houston radio's Suzi Hanks reads Playboy for the blind and more

KDAF 33 gives gossip gig to Russian smuggling suspect
A Plano woman who made national and tabloid headlines this summer after her arrest on smuggling charges has a new job: television commentator.

Playboy channel — for the blind
AP covered a story about how 107.5 The Eagle's Suzi Hanks of the Dean and Rog Show reads Playboy at Taping For The Blind Inc. in Houston.

Heloise joins the outcry over 'Regis and Kelly'
Heloise, the famed household hints diva, is the latest to protest San Antonio TV's dropping of "Live with Regis and Kelly."

Jimmy Johnson talks about surviving his favorite show after getting cut twice
Once, twice, three times a Survivor applicant, former Dallas Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson at last got what he wanted -- a chance to spend sleepless, shivering nights in the rain on a bamboo bed amid lush but primitive surroundings.

Anchorwoman makes bold impact in new bangs
It's such a strikingly different look for KENS anchorwoman Karen Grace that viewers already have raced to react.She's now wearing bangs - not the wispy variety that Deborah Knapp sports - but the long, full, across-the forehead kind.

Big picture galleries gaining acceptance at newspapers
Newspapers around the country embraced the idea of increasing the format size of their photo galleries. The New York Times Lens Blog, Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, and many others started big picture galleries.

TV photogs behind the hunted
If you're looking for a place to major in cameramanthropology, you'll do no better than your local water park.

Pacifica Radio (KPFT Houston) is in talks to air the Al Jazeera Network
Pacifica owns and operates KPFA-FM (94.1) in Berkeley, California, KPFK-FM (90.7) in Los Angeles, KPFT-FM (90.1) in Houston, WBAI-FM (99.5) in New York City and WPFW-FM (89.3) in Washington, DC.

From artist to TV news anchor
To most, Lee Sausley is known as the KRIS 6 news anchor who delivers the news to residents at 6 and 10 p.m., but to others he is the artist who painted the still-life photo that decorates their living room walls.

Mark Baker, Longtime Panhandle Broadcaster, Dies At 60
Mark Robertson-Baker (born Terry H. Mesler), 60, of Amarillo died on September 4, 2010, of a spinal cord injury. In 1976, he joined Amarillo's ProNews 7's team of investigative reporters and later worked as a television anchor and news director for KVII, KFDA, KAMR and KACV for more than twenty years.

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