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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Top Houston and Texas media moments of 2010

It was a big hit for 2009, so I thought I would feature the top media moments in Houston for 2010, but this year I expanded it for all of Texas too! This goes in order and because of length, I had to cut stuff. I base this on post traffic, reader reaction, social media among other factors.

New Houston TV reporters and Chronicle staffers leaving

KPRC's Hasti Taghi has a famous name in Houston

KTVT CBS 11 expands 4pm news for DFW

VIDEO: Fox 26 KRIV anchor Jose Grinan's movie scene

New Steve Robison morning show on 103.7FM Houston’s Adult Alternative KHJK-FM

KTSU's Maurice Hope-Thompson dies at age 68

Mike McGuff talks to Pat Gray of the Glenn Beck Show

KENS 5 new anchor Jeff Vaughn hits San Antonio airwaves

Nefertiti Jaquez lands at KPRC 2 Houston

KKTVT news director Scott Diener now at KCBS/KCAL in Los Angeles

KXAS 5 morning anchor Brendan Higgins exits

New weekend anchors for WFAA 8

Lex and Terry Show off 97.1 KEGL Dallas

Former KHOU 11 anchor Lisa Foronda overcomes demons

Fox 26 KRIV anchor Tom Zizka talks skin cancer scare

Lee McGuire exits KHOU 11 Houston

KHOU 11's Gene Norman has powerful TV biz connections

Calvin Murphy leaves 97.5 KFNC show and other sports radio news

New KIAH 39 assignments manager Joe Segura announced

KHOU 11 reporter Kevin Peters leaving TV news

KTRK 13's Adam Darsky heads to WCNC Charlotte as Executive Producer

Congrats to KTRK 13's Miya Shay

1080 KRLD gardening expert Neil Sperry to leave station

VIDEO: Fox 26 KRIV shares its helicopter because it cares

Maria Todd on Mix 96.5 KHMX, but where's Sam Malone?

NBC 5 KXAS anchor Jane McGarry gets shifted

Carson leaves night shift at 104.1 KRBE

Houston talk show host's son dies in accident

CBS 11 KTVT gets new man in charge

New KHOU 11 Houston assistant news director hired

VIDEO: Houston Mayor Annise Parker talks about Mike McGuff day
VIDEO: Houston Mayor Annise Parker talks social media strategy with Mike McGuff
VIDEO: The city of Houston social media architect

Maria Todd and Brad Booker team up for Mix 96.5 KHMX mornings

New KHOU 11 reporters on their way to Houston

Former KHOU 11 talent Darby Douglas gets new gig

Billy Madison leaves 102.1 The Edge KDGE mornings

KPRC 2 reporters Reyna and J√°quez caught in the act

Texas AP 2009-2010 Television Contest Winners

Sam Malone is back on KSEV 700

KTVT 11 and KTXA 21 get Adrienne Roark as news director

KENS 5 announces new 4pm newscast

KHOU 11 Wins 23 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Awards

Scott Friedman morning anchor for NBC 5 KXAS

740 KTRH's Will Sterrett leaves for Dallas' KRLD

Ralph Cooper honored by Houston Association of Black Journalists

New Fox 26 KRIV anchor/reporter is Natalie Bomke from Fox 40 KTXL

Hudson & Harrigan gone from 100.3 KILT

Texas winners at the 76th annual National Headliner Awards

740 KTRH turns 80 years old

The Fox 26 KRIV 4am anchor shuffle

WOAI 4 Meteorologist Jennifer Broome leaving station

Houston Press food critic Robb Walsh leaves the paper

2010 Texas APME Awards List

KHOU 11 does it again

Texas TV and radio stations win regional Murrow Awards

NBC 5 KXAS gets new meteorologist

VIDEO: KIAH 39 anchor proposed to live on air

39 KIAH news director KyAnn Lewis departs

Fox 26 KRIV layoffs today

KTRK 13 producer jumps in front of the camera

33 KDAF says goodbye to newscast

KIAH 39's newest reporter David Solano

KIII 3 in Corpus Christi to be sold to London Broadcasting

KPRC 2 meteorologist Jonathan Novack is leaving

570 KLIF program director found dead

Rapper Trae Tha Truth is suing 97.9 The Box KBXX

Houston TV meteorologist on ABC's The Bachelorette 2010?

950 KPRC-AM hits 85 years

Former KPRC 2 and current KDAF 33 talent turns off TV career

Houston Chronicle takes over Texas...sort of

KIAH 39 news is in HD with new set

KPRC Local 2 launches new Facebook pages!

Mary Lee storms onto KPRC 2's weather team

Jim Bell signs off 88.7 KUHF NPR Houston

KIAH 39's Hailey Frances leaves for main anchor gig

Houston Chronicle legal journalist Mary Flood moves on

KHOU 11 wins National Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence

VIDEO: DJ Brandi Garcia discusses being fired from 97.9 The Box

Anchor Alan Hemberger no longer with KIAH 39

Houston traffic radio reporting pioneer Marty Ambrose dies

Erin Anthony's tearful goodbye from Fox 26 KRIV traffic beat

The Russ Martin Show lands at 97.1 The Eagle KEGL Dallas

VIDEO: NBC 5 KXAS Mike Snyder exit tribute

KENS 5 gets reporter Sarah Forgany and Adrienne Alvarez moves up at KDBC

Corpse Flower photos from HMNS

KIAH 39 dumps traditional newscasts

The 2010 Texas Radio Hall of Fame Inductees

KPRC 2 creative services director Gary Wann leaves for KXAS 5 DFW

Fox 26 KRIV steals Michelle Merhar from 740 KTRH

WFAA 8's Gary Cogill leaves TV to start film company

KIAH 39 assignments editor Anesha Evans loses cancer battle

Future of Houston Chronicle and

Gary Jaffe is new KIAH 39 Imaginator for NewsFix

KTRU Rice Radio to become 91.7 KUHC Classical

The recent San Antonio TV anchor arrivals and departures

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

KTVT 11 on air changes in DFW

KPRC 2 reporter Lisa Baldwin says goodbye

11 News I-Team launches on KHOU

The Retro Television Network (RTV) on air in Houston

Ken Hoffman replaced by former Jim Rome producer on 1560 The Game

KHOU 11 meteorologist Dan Meador loses cancer battle

KIAH 39 loses two reporters; familiar faces fill in

KTRK 13 gets Samica Knight as new reporter

Mike McGuff: From blogger to KIAH 39 reporter

KUBE-TV channel 57 Houston

It's KCBS 2 for Fox 26 KRIV's Sibila Vargas

KTRK 13 steals Alex Radow from KIAH 39

KHOU 11 makes TV history with Emmy win

KTVT hires Lisa Pineiro

KTRK 13 gets new state of the art newsroom (video)

Mark Stevens of Rock 101 KLOL's Stevens and Pruett has passed away

KPRC 2 hires Jennifer Bauer as new reporter

8th Annual Lone Star EMMY Awards winners

KHOU 11 news director Keith Connors leaving in November

TV anchors named Barajas taking over Houston and Texas

KTRK 13 investigative producer Steve Bivens leaves the Wayne Dolcefino world

Jerome Gray to leave KPRC 2; possible replacement

Hudson and Harrigan replaced by Corey Foley and Greg Thunder on 100.3 KILT

Fake KPRC 2 Twitter account takes Houston news to the extreme

Former KTRK 13 staffer becomes Houston Chronicle blogger

After Kristin Kane, how many anchors does Fox 26 KRIV need?

KPRC 2 general manager Larry Blackerby to leave station

Where is Chris Baker on 950 KPRC?

KPRC 2 alum gets CBS Early Show host gig

KTRK 13 reporter Gene Apodaca calls it quits

News 8 Austin’s news director Kevin Benz is gone

KIAH 39 news management change, KHOU 11 gets new executive producer

Former KTRK 13 Undercover photographer joins KIAH 39 News

Houston's Global Broadcasting Channel (GBC)

Former KTRK 13 meteorologist Heidi Jones arrested

KTRK 13 Undercover's Wayne Dolcefino says stop copying my work

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