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Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Photog writes lazy TV reporters a letter, TX TV ratings, KDAF 33 departure and more

Anchor has hiccup attack during newscast
This Australian radio news anchor is dedicated to her craft. Listen to her give the latest in Libya while suffering from a bout of the hiccups!

An Open Letter to Lazy Reporters
TV photog loses his patience.

Crown KSAT king of news
Which station earned February’s ratings crown for total households? News-wise, it was a clean sweep for ABC affiliate KSAT 12 — from 5 a.m. through the all-important 10 p.m. telecast.

CBS-Affiliate KTVT Boasts February Wins at Both 6 and 10 p.m.
CBS-affiliate KTVT won the nighttime news race in Dallas-Fort Worth with both its 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts finishing first in total viewers for the February sweeps period.

Another CW33er -- reporter Duarte Geraldino -- gets out of Dodge
Reporter Duarte Geraldino stayed long enough to have a cup of coffee at CW33 KDAF -- but not a sandwich.
- Former Fox 26 reporter lands gig in Dallas

Behind the scenes of KPRC 2's rodeo special
Behind the scenes images of KPRC 2's rodeo special.
- The Big Chili Contest at Fox 26

Sheila Jackson Lee's skills as a boss
The Daily Caller investigates the Congresswoman's office.

What happened to Mr. Leonard on 33Q?
Ken Hoffman lets us in on what Mr. Leonard, formerly of 93Q KKBQ The Q Morning Zoo, is up to now (scroll down after clicking).

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo events on TV
PegasusTV is broadcasting selected Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo events on KUBE channel 57.4 from 10am to 5:30pm.

Austin Dish Network subscribers lose KXAN, KNVA
The carriage agreement between Dish Network and LIN Media, owner of Austin NBC affiliate KXAN and The CW outlet KNVA turned nasty.

What FOX 26 reporter Kristine Galvan drives
Isiah Carey AKA The Insite tells us.

Tribune Co. bankruptcy nearing finish line
After 27 months of legal wrangling, Tribune Co. and its creditors are finally headed into what could be the deciding chapter of the company's tangled bankruptcy saga.

The Fading Power of Beck’s Alarms
NYT reports Fox News could be thinking about dropping Glenn Beck after this contract.
- Mike McGuff talks to Pat Gray of the Glenn Beck Show

Tomball High School journalism students win big
Tomball High School's journalism department and its writers were recently recognized in Texas Association of Journalism Educator's 2010-11 statewide "Clip Contest."

- Texas Associated Press Broadcasters 2010-2011 TV and radio winners
- KHOU 11 first Houston station to offer interactive widget for Internet-connected TV
- KTRK 13 editor's documentary Stick 'em Up! gets screening
- Is Fox 26 KRIV about to get that Fox edge?
- KTRK 13 grabs photog Matt Robbins from KIAH 39
- Congratulations to KIAH 39's Jorge Vargas COMMENT: Click to leave your thoughts on this post here