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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

KDAF 33 overhaul, Bailey starts at KTRK, plus more

- Terry Bradshaw Does the Weather, Traffic Reports on ‘Good Day NY’
- Naked Man Interrupts KARK Interview
- News 4 WOAI @630 Telenovela pt. 2
- GMA host not in the cool crowd?
- LA county sheriff's department chase a murder suspect
- New KHOU 11 morning show promo

Intruder removed from WFAA Dallas studio
Dallas police and firefighters had to respond to WFAA's Victory Park studios.

Dramatic overhaul for CW33 newscasts, with no one's job guaranteed
Details are coming out from the sobering, mandatory meeting among Tribune-owned CW33 management and their staffers.

Veteran CBS 11 reporter Jay Gormley opting for new career; so is the station's special projects editor
Add CBS11 veteran Jay Gormley to the list of D-FW television reporters making a career change.

Vega lands at DFW Airport
Former WFAA8 reporter Cynthia Vega, who left the Dallas-based ABC affiliate late last month, has already booked an arriving flight at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Bailey starts at 13
Greg Bailey, KTRK’s (Channel 13) new sports director, is on the air.
- KTRK 13 scores Greg Bailey

KRBE's Roula Is A New Mom
104.1 KRBE's Roula Is A New Mom.

Houston Chronicle To Employees: No Raises, But Enjoy The Barbecue and 5k Runs
The Houston Chronicle, like many if not all print-journalism outlets, is still trying to adjust to the ever-changing conditions that have been thrust on it.
- The Houston Chronicle's New, "Improved" Web Site: Day Six and It's Still Front-Page News

August 2012 PPM Analysis: Dallas And Houston
In Dallas, Mind The Gap, Houston Is Radio One's Kind Of Town

CSN Houston promo campaign features Altuve, Lin
With less than a month to go before the Oct. 1 launch of Comcast SportsNet Houston, the new Rockets/Astros regional sports network continues work on its downtown Houston studio complex and has launched a promotional campaign to encourage carriage deals in areas ranging from East Texas to the Rio Grande Valley.

Record low ratings for Astros
The Astros’ win over the Reds generated the lowest rating, as far as can be determined, in the history of the team’s presence on Fox Sports Houston and its predecessor networks.
- College football Media Guide for 2012

Two management moves at KENS
Bryan Eckert comes back as KENS assistant news director. Le' Ondre Harris comes as EP.

CHR War To Heat Up San Antonio?
Cox appears poised to make another CHR addition to their portfolio; this time in San Antonio.

Yvonne Nava Strong in KVUE-TV Morning Debut
Yvonne Nava’s start as KVUE-TV’s new morning anchor blew every other first performance out of the park according to blogger Bill Church.

Big changes happen Monday on KVUE
If you’re a regular KVUE viewer, you’ll notice some pretty big changes starting Monday.

'Dallas Morning News,' Slingshot Jointly Launch Social Media Agency
A.H. Belo Corp.'s The Dallas Morning News is the latest traditional publisher to diversify into advertising and marketing services, unveiling a deal this morning with Dallas-based digital agency Slingshot to form a new "social media agency."

New faces this season on Longhorn Network
The Longhorn Network has a couple of new recruits.

Three Years After Evan Smith's Exit, a Redesign for Resilient Texas Monthly
When Evan Smith stepped down as editor-in-chief at Texas Monthly in July 2009 to help start the all-digital Texas Tribune, it was easy to wonder how the magazine would fare after his exit.

News boxes not welcome at new Journalism building
As the UT Belo Center for New Media works to gear students up for the new digital age of journalism, some faculty and students are concerned it is leaving the print age behind.
- UT College of Communication reconsiders "Daily Texan" news boxes

Texoma Gets Hot
Variety Hits “107.3 Doc-FM” KQDR Savoy TX flipped to CHR “Hot 107.3” on Saturday, September 1.

WFAA's DuMont Telecruiser
WFAA 8's DuMont Telecruiser being restored - one of the very first mobile TV production vehicles ever manufactured.

After 16 years at KUHT 8, I hear that Julie Coan, the Director of Communications and External Relations at Houston PBS, is leaving to become the SVP/COO at KLRN, the PBS station in San Antonio. (Thanks Susan)

Texas Ass'n Of Broadcasters' Ann Arnold Dies
Arnold took charge of TAB in 1987 after a first career as a wire service and newspaper reporter and as the first female press secretary to a Texas governor.

- Kidd Kraddick to air on 'Dish Nation'
- CW39 KIAH 2012 fall line-up
- KPRC 2's 2012 Fall show schedule
- Univision 45 KXLN adds Michelle Galvan as anchor
- The KUBE 57 2012 fall line-up
- Texas Watchdog might shutdown
- Fmr KPRC anchor Wendy Corona at WFAA
- Jane Monreal joins KIII Corpus COMMENT: Click to leave your thoughts on this post here