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Monday, April 02, 2012

Pit bull attacks DFW reporter, KIAH/KDAF off DirecTV and more

- Anchorman Camera Blooper Save FTW
- Good Day L.A. Reporter: ‘Well I Love [you won't believe what she said]
- News 4 WOAI April Fools
- Houston Chronicle makes the Colbert Report (Thanks Krystal)
- BRET MICHAELS Interviewed On Houston's MIX 96.5
- Seahawks guard tries to tackle reporting the weather
- All the window-cameos from the old Batman TV series
- The new video page

Tribune vs DirecTV
- Tribune Broadcasting and DirecTV: Understanding Our Disagreement
- Tribune Television Stations and WGN America No Longer Available Via DirecTV

Pit bull attacks WFAA reporter and her dog
WFAA 8 medical reporter Janet St. James and her border collie Emmy were allegedly attacked by a pit bull.

2011 Texas APME Awards List
The Texas Associated Press Managing Editors presented its 2011 journalism awards at its annual convention Saturday in Dallas and Fort Worth.

Pineiro's tenure growing short as co-anchor of CBS11's ratings-starved early morning newscasts
What is morning anchor Lisa Pineiro's future at KTVT CBS 11? Uncle Barky found out.

Eye Opener gets makeover
The Tribune company's early morning Eye Opener, which originates from CW33's Dallas studios, lately has given a wake-up call to some of the on-camera talent.

Sports talk personalities Kalu, Koch leave KILT
Talk show contributors and former NFL players Greg Koch and N.D. Kalu have left KILT (610 AM).

Foster switches radio stations to KILT
Arian Foster, who has appeared for the last year on Yahoo! Sports Radio and its flagship station, KGOW (1560 AM), will move this fall to a 6 p.m. Tuesday slot on KILT (610 AM), the Texans’ flagship station.

Are You Ready For '50 Of The Not-So-Hottest Radio DJs'?
104.1 KRBE Roula and Ryan Show intern Mumbles came up with the "Top 50 Of The Not So Hottest Radio DJs of 2012" list.

American-Statesman Gets REAL
Hidden between the folds of the Austin American-Statesman Friday, March 30, 2012 you may have noticed something new, not seen before. “REAL” is the newspaper’s newest magazine, subtitled “Authentic Austin Living”.

Albert Ramon speaks with author of best thank you note ever
A wild letter addressed to KVUE meteorologist Albert Ramon was viewed by millions around the globe. Now he speaks with the child author Flint Myers-Harrison.

For YNN Chief Meteorologist It’s Weather All the Time
While weather is very important at all local news operations, at Time Warner Cable’s Your News Now (YNN) it’s the key branding element in the 24-hour cable station’s arsenal. With “Weather On the 8s” as the major tag line, Chief Meteorologist Burton Fitzsimmons is a very important person at YNN.

The Daily Texan Cans Its ‘COLORED BOY’ Cartoonist
The editorial board of The Daily Texan issued their own apology last night, noting "The cartoonist, Stephanie Eisner, no longer works for The Daily Texan."

UT Journalism Embraces Change
A heavy emphasis on story-telling is coming to the new University of Texas Journalism curriculum.

Georgia Native Omar Lewis is KXAN-TV’s Newest Reporter
Omar Lewis has joined KXAN‘s Hill Country Bureau as a multi-platform journalist from KXXV/KRHD.

ABC affiliate KXXV installs Utah Scientific
Central Texas ABC affiliate KXXV has upgraded its plant from analog to digital with Utah Scientific routing and master control equipment.

Mobile, Social Push El Paso Into Digital Era
Despite its small size and low affluence, El Paso, Texas, is primed to see its local online ad spending more than double in the next five years. Coupled with a young Hispanic population that is driving mobile and social media, it makes the market a digital must watch.

Brandy Sanchez Named VP-GM of KAMR
Nexstar Broadcasting Group announced that Brandy Sanchez has been named vice president and general manager of KAMR, the company’s NBC-affiliate in Amarillo, TX.

- KIAH 39's NewsFix could be threatened by DirecTV
- Angry Stripper and Houston Chron reporter going viral and on ABC's GMA
- Sarah Tressler: "I was a stripper/reporter/professor" COMMENT: Click to leave your thoughts on this post here