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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

2 Dallas TV departures, Houston Chronicle fix plus more

- Houston's Community Newspaper world explored
- KPRC Amy Davis Drops iPhone In Toilet, Runs It Over With Car, And It Still Works
- TV News Reporter, Drops 'F-Bomb' On Morning Newscast
- Alec Baldwin unloads on another Fox 5 reporter
- KHOU 11 News This Morning - Get Up And Go To Work
- "96.5 The Alternative" Houston (1990)
- 104 KRBE Houston - The Beat, LIVE (1994)
- 610 KILT Houston - TOTH (1970)
- Frank Fallon & John Morris, 2 Voices of the Baylor Bears talk careers and BU sports (1999)

WFAA8 reporter Monika Diaz leaving station, heading home
Prominent WFAA8 street reporter Monika Diaz will be ending a six-year career with the Dallas-based station after deciding not to renew her contract.

Fiona Gorostiza leaving Fox4 after five-year stint as weathercaster, early morning feature reporter
Fox4’s Fiona Gorostiza, hired as a weathercaster before becoming an out-and-about feature reporter on the No. 1-rated Good Day program, will be leaving the station after her contract expires in December.

WFAA dedicates newsroom to late news director Marty Haag
A plaque unveiled last week pays tribute to a man whose face you wouldn't have seen on TV, but whose influence on Channel 8 News and the television industry as a whole is undeniable.

Shannon Murphy Doctors 'Pleased' With Surgery
Shannon Murphy of the popular radio show "Kidd Kraddick in the Morning" is out of surgery after an operation to remove a brain tumor.

Twenty years removed, network news luminaries recall TV's impact and coming of age on the day JFK died
Uncle Barky's “The Emergence of Television News: How assassination coverage moved TV into a new era" from 1983.
- Houston photographer got closer than he wanted to JFK’s funeral
- Pierce M. Allman: Behind the voice heard in living rooms nationwide
- A candid Dan Rather on his new assassination special, "airbrushing" him out of CBS News' history and the difference between Benghazi and "Memogate"
- JFK in Houston

Just who was that mustachioed man?
Did Ron Burgundy once anchor at KTVT-TV, now better known as CBS11.

KLUV To Turn On the Holiday Hits
CBS RADIO Classic Hits KLUV/DALLAS will flip to all-CHRISTMAS music.

New Houston Chronicle editor tells the city's power brokers how she'll fix the newspaper
Having just moved to Houston four weeks ago, Houston Chronicle editor Nancy Barnes admits she hasn't made many friends yet.

Jake Hamilton signs off
Fox 26 movie star interview Jake Hamilton signs off on his move to Chicago's WFLD.

A Chance of Change
Braving the weather with an expert guide

Acosta gets VP vote from TAPB
KHOU 11 assistant news director Jack Acosta was voted in as the new Texas Associated Press Broadcasters (TAPB) TV Vice President.

HFD honors KHOU’s Len Cannon for his distinguished contributions to the community
HOU 11 News Anchor Len Cannon was honored Thursday at the Houston Fire Department’s annual luncheon.

KJ 97/San Antonio's Randy Carroll Celebrates 30 Years On Air
KJ 97 KAJA/SAN ANTONIO announced it will honor Morning Show host, RANDY CARROLL, on his 30th anniversary with the station at the annual KJ 97 STAR PARTY at COWBOYS DANCEHALL.

Cumulus says Peter Bolger is the new Operations Manager/Program Director for WLS-AM 890 in Chicago. The 30-year programming vet most recently worked for Clear Channel in San Antonio.

Barnes Blogs about... being Thankful for his love story
KVUE sports anchor Mike Barnes blogs about broadcasting love.

The Texas Tribune's familiar story
The Austin American Statesmen calls out the Texas Tribune. Tribune editor Evan Smith does not care.

Univision Sells Texas FM


Texas Newsman Bill Alford Dies
Condolences to family and friends of longtime TEXAS radio and TV newsman BILL ALFORD.


Dale Robertson tweets Evan Drellich will be covering the Astros for The Houston Chronicle.

Sim Kolliner has joined Dallas-Fort Worth’s CBS 11 (KTVT-TV) and TXA 21 (KTXA-TV) as Director of Engineering.

Appreciation of BOOTED NEWS WOMEN Blog
- WFAA's Cynthia Izaguirre Got A Hug In Boots
- Fox Sports Southwest Girl Kaime LOVES Her Boots
- Alex Wehrley Pairs Purple With Grey
- Katherine Whaley Is Smiling In Boots In Houston
- Tania Ortega's Polo Adventure In Austin

- Guy Rawlings joins CBS 11 KTVT and TXA 21
- Univision 45 hosts Affordable Health Care Act event
- Where is Fox 26 KRIV's Chris Stipes?
- Ned Hibberd leaves Fox 26 for WJZY-WMYT Fox Charlotte
- Shannon Wolfson to replace Leslie Rhode at KXAN Austin
- Fox 26's Ned Hibberd's goodbye party: The photos!

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