Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Valles leaves KEYE, NSFW weather report, KTVT weather and more

Michelle Valles announces she’s leaving KEYE
Michelle Valles, one of the hosts of “We Are Austin Live” on KEYE, announced Monday on her Facebook page that she’s leaving the station.

Your NSFW Weather Report For The Day
You may not have heard of KLST in San Angelo, but it's the best place to go for news of the throbbing heart of the Concho Valley. Also, they like to show what looks like male sexual organs in their weather reports.

Former KTRK 13 employee featured in London Evening Standard
Veteran court artist Priscilla Coleman today described how she creates her images with only the help of written notes.

FOX 4 KDFW Social Media Spoof an Unexpected Internet Hit
A FOX 4 KDFW spoof designed to entertain journalists has become a big hit outside the news business.

Two Versions Of The Chron's Bill White Story Out There: The Houston One Is Nicer
The Houston Chronicle did its Bill White's Houston Legacy story today, and it was picked up online by the Dallas Morning News. It had the same writer in the byline, and the stories were essentially the same. But there are subtle differences between what showed up in the News and the Chron.

New weatherman joins KTVT-KXTA in Dallas
Jeffrey Ray joins KTVT-TV (Channel 11) and KXTA-TV (Channel 21) as weekend meteorologist.

Networks still aim to bring out the big guns for sweeps
V has become such an event-obsessed, guest-star-obsessed, year-round monster that the notion of "sweeps" month stunt programming is becoming increasingly antiquated.

Texas Tribune and New York Times Will Partner in Texas (Thanks Susan)
The Tribune has indeed inked a partnership with The New York Times that will result in the best of its content appearing in the pages of the most iconic newspaper in the world.

NBC Local Media Sets 'Nonstop' Launch Dates
NBC Local Media is rolling out its Nonstop multicast channels, adding the 24/7 channels. KXAS Dallas will launch the channel in 2011.

San Antonio TV anchor spreads word of early detection
The past year has been a life lesson that KABB anchor Karen Martinez wasn't prepared for but is grateful she experienced.

KFOX's Shore leaves El Paso's KFOX
KFOX-TV Channel 14 (cable Channel 8) reporter Derek Shore is leaving the station at the end of the month.

NBC News draws the line on election night by separating itself from partisan MSNBC
NBC News isn't about to acknowledge this publicly. But Thursday's "unprecedented" decision to expand its Nov. 2nd mid-term election coverage into late night hours seems like an obvious way to keep both Brian Williams and Tom Brokaw away from an increasingly partisan MSNBC. I

MTV Is Looking Beyond ‘Jersey Shore’ to Build a Wider Audience
The second-season finale of “Jersey Shore” last week was one of the highest-rated hours all year on MTV. There was, perhaps, no better time to promote another boozy, in-your-face unscripted show.

Univision's Spanish Conquest
Aiming to become the top broadcast network.

Tribune Co. CEO Randy Michaels resigns
Four-member Executive Council to run company as it struggles to exit bankruptcy.
- WPIX, Jodi Applegate Create New Look at Ten

Local Fox Stations Told to 'Shake Up TV News'
Local news is losing viewers at an alarming rate, so News Corp. executives during the summer directed the company's owned-and-operated stations to try something different: roundtable discussions, guests, analysis -- the sort of thing Fox News Channel does.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
- New websites for KIAH 39 and Houston Business Journal
- KHOU 11 news director Keith Connors leaving in November
- Texas TV station moves roundup

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