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Monday, October 18, 2010

TV anchor drinking on set, broadcast dating, reputation and more

TV anchor drinks beer on set; gets fired

Why incompetent people keep their jobs in TV
You can't work in this business without running into a few people whose continued employment boggles the mind.

How broadcast journalism has made me a better dater
TV reporter writes how broadcast journalism has taught her lessons that can help her get through any date.

Reputation can easily trump talent in television news
Remember you you back stab, they might not help you later.

(Auto)Tuning In to Local News
Some merry pranksters known as the Gregory Brothers take news clips, set the audio to AutoTune.

8th Annual Lone Star EMMY Awards winners
It was a big night in Texas TV news Saturday as the 8th Annual Lone Star EMMY Awards were handed out.

Houston stations and their formats
Here is a count of the over-the-air channels in Houston by language and format.

TV reporter checklist
Veterans have this system on auto-pilot, but if you're new, it always helps to double-check the things you need before heading back to the station. Some of this stuff is obvious, some not.

Sirius XM's newest satellite heads into space
A rocket carrying the bird took off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, and placed the XM-5 satellite in space.

Amarillo TV translator trio going on the block
The opportunity to operate in the television band on Channels 16, 49 and 51 is at hand in Amarillo, TX. COMMENT: Click to leave your thoughts on this post here