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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

New WFAA reporter, new Fox 26 manager and more

- Topless German Dudes Videobomb Live News Report
- Jimmy Kimmel Reminds Viewers Just How Sensitive Los Angeles Reporters Are To ‘Cold’ Weather
- KHOU Stands For Houston - Yolanda Adams with Mercury
- Floyd Casey Stadium: Memories Were Made Here
- Wake Up With Whitney on CBS 11!
- MUST-SEE Sheets of ice plummet to ground from Plano apartments
- Phoenix and Special K eat dog food for 16 dollars
- 104 KRBE Houston - Joel Davis at Bayou Mama's (1992)
- 104 KRBE Houston - (1994)
- 104 KRBE Houston - (1996)

Another one off the KOAT rack
WFAA8's latest hire from Albuquerque station is reporter Lauren Zakalik

Warrior class
DFW TV's pre-dawn storm troopers get their marching orders in "just absolutely icky" weather.

Sam Belilty Named ND at Univision Dallas
Sam Belilty has been named news director at KUVN, the Unvision station in Dallas.

Male Houston radio host opens up about breast reduction surgery
When you think about breast reduction surgery, you probably think of women.However, more and more men are going under the knife to correct what is considered to be an embarrassing problem.As Co-Host and Executive Producer of the Roula & Ryan Show in 104.1 KRBE-FM, Eric Rowe has shared his life with millions of listeners.

KHOU Anchor Ron Trevino uncovers surprising family story via genealogy records
KHOU 11 News Anchor Ron Trevino said he didn’t know much about his family tree until approached him and asked if he’d be willing to let their researchers explore his background.

CSN Houston and Jim Crane's Long, Strange Trip to Nowhere
No sports fan in Houston really cares why the Rockets and Astros still aren't on TV. They don't care about the money behind the deals, the accusations of fraud, the back-room negotiations, per-subscriber rates, the posturing and the lawsuits. The only thing that they want is for their teams to be on television, and not just on a single provider.

Help Us Raise Money for Former Chronicle Critic Eric Harrison's Funeral
The Houston Press wrote two weeks ago about the sudden passing of Eric Harrison, former Chron critic and writer for the Los Angeles Times.

Houston Plastic Surgeon Dr. Franklin Rose to Appear in New Unscripted Drama from TNT & Jerry Bruckheimer Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 9 pm
In Episode 4 premiering next Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 10/9c Houston Plastic Surgeon Dr. Franklin Rose comments on the circumstance of an individual requiring emergency facial reconstruction following an attack. Jerry Bruckheimer productions consulted with Dr. Rose for his expertise in the area of facial reconstruction.

CW39’s NEWSFIX and HOUSTONIA Launch New Content Collaboration
Houstonia magazine comes to television for the first time in a new segment airing each week on CW39’s NewsFix.

Mark Adams Named VP/Programming At Clear Channel Portland
MARK ADAMS, who exited the VP/Programming post at CBS RADIO HOUSTON last month (NET NEWS 11/26), is returning to PORTLAND, OR to take over as VP/Programming at the CLEAR CHANNEL cluster.

Over $8.5 million raised to support pediatric cancer treatment, research and education
The New 93Q, Country Legends 97.1 and 106.9 & 107.5 Houston’s Eagle helped Texas Children’s Cancer Center raise over $690,000 during its 10th annual Radiothon December 6 and 7, 2013 adding to the total of $8.5 million over the past 10 years.

KENS-TV’s Smith recalls injuries that kept her off ‘Great Day’
Bridget Smith returned to her hosting job on KENS-TV’s “Great Day S.A.” today after a month away.

KVUE, KXAN have Austin's top-rated newscasts in November
KVUE and KXAN continue to be Austin’s top choices for TV news, according to the latest Nielsen ratings data.

Morning anchor Loriana Hernandez leaving Fox 7
Loriana Hernandez, a fixture at KTBC for the past seven years, will leave the station next month, she announced.

JB & Sandy on hunt for new Austin home
Entercom Austin today announced effective immediately that JB and Sandy Mcllree would no longer host morning drive on Austin’s Mix 94.7 and that a new morning show host had been hired.

KWBU seeks funds for tower move
At a time when membership and giving is dipping, Waco public radio station KWBU staffers and supporters are gearing up to ask listeners to give a little extra — about $50,000 extra — to solve long-standing signal problems.

Waco's The Beat moving
104.9 The Beat KWBT Waco 94.5 KBCT Edwards Media M&MM&M Broadcasting Rhythmic CHR “104.9 The Beat” KWBT Bellmead/Waco, TX will relocate to 94.5 on December 31.


CNN producer Kysha Reid leaves cable news to be the morning executive producer at Fox 26 KRIV.

TVSpy reports Alexandra Carter joins KETK Tyler from KXII Sherman.


KTRK abc13 photographer Bob Dows has died
Bob Dows was most notably the photographer putting Marvin Zindler on TV every night along with producer Lori Reingold in the Action 13 unit.

Former KVUE president passes after leukemia battle
A former president and general manager of KVUE, Joe Jerkins, died Tuesday Dec. 3 after a long battle with leukemia.

- Fox 26 KRIV November sweeps 2013 gains
- Fox 7 KTBC November 2013 sweeps results
- Bruce Logan takes over CBS Houston as Vice President of Programming and Operations Manager
- Chris Stipes returns to Fox 26 with new co-anchor Rita Garcia

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