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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

KENS Forgany gets noticed, Houston Zoo goes national, 1560 The Game and mroe

Newswoman getting noticed at KENS
Sarah Forgany, 28, has been in the news business for close to nine years and has reported for S.A.'s CBS affiliate the past six months. It's only recently, however, that viewers have clamored for more info about the striking brunette.
- KENS 5 Sarah Forgany

Houston Zoo ready for TV close-up on Nat Geo WILD
A newborn Asian elephant, a Malaysian tiger and a rare Komodo dragon will all have their time in the spotlight, but the real star of “Zoo Confidential” on the Nat Geo WILD channel may well be the Houston Zoo itself.

Project Upstairs Runway: Secrets of Houston’s Extreme Makeover House, Revealed
Last Sunday's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition filmed in Houston didn't tell the full story.

New Billboards Promote Conservative Talk Radio Host
Conservative radio talk-show host Michael Berry has some new promotional billboards around town, including one right next to KPRC Channel 2.

Houston Press Goes All Glossy
As you pick up your print edition of the Houston Press from now on, you'll notice something different about the cover.

Belo: 'Oprah' Exit Means More Local Shows
Belo, the station group in multiple major markets, prefers to replace the "Oprah Winfrey Show" with less expensive local programming.

Astros looking at the bigger picture
The plans for Minute Maid Park renovations, centered around a nearly 7,000-square-foot high-definition video board, will enhance what is already among the most visually and especially aurally stimulating displays in baseball.

Comcast links up with KGOW
Comcast Sports Southwest will air a live broadcast of the 6 to 7am hour of KGOW’s (1560 AM The Game) morning show featuring John Granato and Lance Zierlein.

Greg Frey joins the corporate programming team for Cumulus Media
Former APD/MD for CBS Radio’s country KILT-FM (100.3) in Houston gets new gig.

Media and investigative reporter Howard Kurtz joins The Daily Beast
Howie Kurtz, who has won renown for his media and investigative reporting for The Washington Post and as host of CNN’s Reliable Sources, is joining The Daily Beast.

NBC Local Sites See Audience Gains
NBC Local Media says its city Web sites are delivering double-digit audience growth versus one year ago.

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