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Monday, March 12, 2012

Reporter walks into pole, WFAA/KXAS changes and more

- Fox reporter caught sleeping on KTBC 7's newscast? Maybe not
- Reporter Walks into a Pole on Television
- Fox News' Ed Henry Responds To Clash With Obama
- Earthquake Shakes KGO During Morning Newscast
- News 8 Daybreak - "Will Ferrell"
- Kid's Show KPRC Houston - The Monkees.m4v

Kendra Oestreich leaving WESH for KXAS
Kendra Oestreich is going to KXAS, the NBC-owned station in Dallas from WESH-Channel 2. She will be a weekday morning reporter there.

Treadway done as co-host on WFAA8's Good Morning Texas
Ty Treadway's stint as a co-host on WFAA8's Good Morning Texas turned out to be a short one.

Gomez resigns from Houston anchor job
Andrea G√≥mez has resigned from her job as 10 pm anchor for Univision’s KXLN-45 reports Media Moves.

Comcast SportsNet Houston plans October launch
Comcast SportsNet Houston, the new regional sports network that will air Rockets games this fall and Astros games in 2013, plans to begin broadcasting in early October from its new 32,000-square-foot studio complex in the downtown Houston Pavilions.
- CSN Houston taking shape

Ask The Lawyer ... Why He's Suing Channel 11
Lawyer Tom Corea suing KTVT 11.

Talk show host George Noory nearly kidnapped in Mexico
Coast to Coast AM Host George Noory reveals to KTRH's Joe Gomez that while visiting Cabo San Lucas for a wedding several months ago he had a different type of "close encounter."

KENS has a ratings hit with 4 p.m. newscast
For a long time, it was Oprah. Now, it's Deborah. KENS anchorwoman Deborah Knapp, that is. Less than a year after Oprah Winfrey ended her 17-year San Antonio reign at 4 p.m. on KSAT to run her own cable network, a new queen has taken her place here.

Child’s letter to KVUE meteorologist goes viral
TV weathermen get lots of feedback from viewers — some positive, some negative.
It’s not often, though, that they get a letter like the one KVUE morning and midday meteorologist Albert Ramon recently received.

Austin Weather–Sunny and Bright: Tornado Alley Childhood Led KXAN’s Jim Spencer to TV Weather Forecasting
When most people see a tornado, they run away from it and head for a secure location. When KXAN's Jim Spencer sees a tornado, he runs toward it! At least he did in his younger days.

KVIA introducing hour-long broadcast
Channel 7-KVIA announced its 4 p.m. broadcast will be extended by half an hour to a full-hour show.

"Lubbock's Classic Hits" is on the air from owner Ramar, at the new KLBB (107.7)
107.7 The Eagle signs on in Lubbock.

- KTRK 13 taps David Nuno of Yahoo! Sports
- How are 3 Houston TV stations number 1 at 10pm?
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