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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Iain Page's new job, TV host's weight battle and more

- Time for the Kids to Play Weatherman
- Are You Not Entertained?: LA Freeway Car Chase Concludes with Fiery Crash
- Dr. Jim Siebert of Fox 26 KRIV gets down!
- Houston media interviews Alex Jones after Piers Morgan Katy, TX confrontation
- Karen Borta Knows North Texas
- News 8 Daybreak - "Babysitter"
- Meet the new CBS 11 News I-team
- Weather Woman Slip on Valentine's Day Forecast. Fail.
- TV Station's Emergency Alert System Hacked, Warns of Montana Zombie attack

Former KPRC anchor Iain Page lands at WTXF Philadelphia
TVNewsCheck reports Iain Page has been named co-anchor of Fox O&O WTXF Philadelphia's Fox 29 News at 5 p.m.

The Colonel hits 40
Colonel St. James wrote on his Facebook page that February 2013 marks an important milestone. He started his broadcasting career in February 1973 sio he's been on the air for 40 years.

Sale of Historic KCOH Okayed
Declining to get into a discussion about formats, the FCC has cleared the way for La Promesa Foundation to buy historic KCOH(AM) in Houston.

NGEN introduces new radio show: ‘PHENOMENON’
NGEN radio is excited to launch PHENOMENON, an hour-long radio show hosted by Solomon Olds aka Soul Glow Activatur of Family Force 5. Airing Friday nights at 10 PM, PHENOMENON celebrates that we are alive in Christ through electronic remixes and dance tracks.

CSN boosts coverage of Astros' preseason games
Comcast SportsNet Houston will broadcast 10 Houston Astros spring training games this year.
- Hey Astros, You Might Want To Hire Some Radio Broadcasters
- Surely this is the week to announce Astros announcers

Houston Dynamo partners with Mega TV for Spanish broadcasts
Mega TV will be the official Spanish-language TV partner of the Houston Dynamo.

Local TV star fights back from bike accident, loses 60 pounds in dramatic weight battle
September 2011 marked the beginning of a rough patch for Houston public television celeb Ernie Manouse.

KSBJ welcomes Tammy Johnson to the team!
KSBJ is excited to announce that Tammy Johnson has joined the KSBJ leadership team as NGEN Station Manager and Vice President of Special Events.

'Bobby Bones Show' heads to Nashville
96.7 KHFI-FM Austin radio sensation "The Bobby Bones Show" heads to "Music City, USA" to broadcast nationally from Nashville.
- Kiss FM names Bobby Bones’ replacement

Blind date leads to marriage for Fox 7 anchor
While blind dates frequently get a bad rap, Fox 7 newscaster Keri Bellacosa says she’s a big believer.

Waco Radio: WACO-FM Sees Big Drop In Ratings
Longtime Waco radio market king WACO-FM 100 99.9 FM stumbled in the fall Arbitron ratings, but still retained its No. 1 crown, as Waco’s newest radio stations continued to build their audiences.

Gray’s KWTX Adopts Sony Media Backbone
KWTX Waco, Texas (DMA 88), plans to go on-air in March with Sony’s Media Backbone Production System, becoming the third Gray Television-owned station to do so in the past 12 months.

Internet Radio Reaches Out to Fort Hood Community
In a few weeks, will sign on with a new live morning show.

Greg McAlister Named President-GM Of KRIS
Cordillera Communications taps the former GM of Nexstar’s Lubbock, Texas, duopoly to head up its multiple operations in Corpus Christi, Texas.


Richard Connelly of the Houston Press has returned to duty over the last weeks.


New Sports Marketing Agency Launches in Houston
Professional Sports Partners (PSP), a newly formed sports marketing company, opened its doors with the goal of maximizing brands’ status and clients’ investment by utilizing the enthusiasm, excitement and energy associated with sports and their loyal fan bases. The new sports-oriented agency will bring top-notch talent to the court following the ignition of a partnership with between Jason Kohll and Cathy and Alex L√≥pez Negrete of Lopez Negrete Communications, Inc., the largest independently owned and operated Hispanic advertising agency in the country. PSP and Lopez Negrete Communications will work hand-in-hand to deliver best-in-class marketing solutions.

- Elizabeth Burpo named National Sales Manager, Fox 26 KRIV & My20 KTXH
- Houston Astros to Sportstalk 790 KBME
- Sam Malone announced new radio show...sort of
- KNUZ 1966 aircheck
- Sam Malone joins 1070 The Answer KNTH COMMENT: Click to leave your thoughts on this post here