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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

New Houston TV reporter, Dallas TV shuffle plus more

- Houston newsreel video from the 1940s to 1960s
- Dave Ward retiring?
- Top 10 Craziest Events Caught on Live TV
- ‘Good Day Philadelphia’ Anchors Were Off to See The Wizard This Morning
- Houston, Texas 1968 KHOU NEWS TEAM
- Believing in Texas - :60 - 1989 - KDFW
- KVUE 24 Action News - 1979
- Technical Difficulties
- KXAS NBC 5 Texas Connects Us - Epic 3 Min Spot
- The last Debra Duncan Show episode

Alexa Conomos named morning co-anchor at WFAA
Alexa Conomos, who has been the morning traffic reporter for WFAA/Channel 8’s News 8 Daybreak since 2002, has been named the show’s new co-anchor.

Shon Gables out as WFAA8 anchor/reporter
The troubled tenure of WFAA8 anchor/reporter Shon Gables has come to an end.
- WFAA8's Marcus Moore, Carla Wade get new weekend anchor assignments

Signing off in Big D
KXAS Anchor/Reporter Lindsay Wilcox is leaving the NBC O&O after giving birth to her third child.

TXA21 no longer a fan of The Fan
TXA21 is canceling The Fan Sports Show and replacing it with vintage TV westerns after the Thursday, June 5th telecast

NBC 5's Tom Ehlmann Named Texas Broadcaster of the Year
The Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) has named NBC 5 / KXAS-TV president and general manager Tom Ehlmann as "Broadcaster of the Year."

#6 Houston-Galveston TX radio ratings
May 2014 Portable People Meter radio ratings (Updated: 06-09-14)
- Draft boosts KILT, schedule changes boost KBME in latest radio numbers
- Research Director, Inc. Presents Exclusive April PPM Analysis For Dallas

Rubio moves to Univision Houston
Victoria Acosta Rubio has been hired as news reporter at Univision KXLN-45 in Houston.

Bizarre Twist
Michael Harris Returns to KCOH Radio, Drops Lawsuit…. REALLY?!?

Who's Got The Best Shot at CSN Houston
NBC Sports Group, AT&T, or Fox Sports?

S.A. forecaster takes some ‘Heat’ from Kimmel
A local TV weatherman took a little heat — or was it Heat? — from Jimmy Kimmel Thursday night . . . and loved every second of it.

San Antonio’s newest newscast originates from Austin
San Antonio’s newest TV newscast is produced in Austin.

New show, 'Studio 512,' to debut on KXAN
Austin NBC affiliate KXAN will launch a new, locally produced lifestyle program this summer.

KXAN news team meets with Fort Hood officers
Three members of the KXAN news team traveled to Fort Hood on Thursday to meet with the 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.

Matt Dougherty Signs Off from KVIA
El Paso ABC affiliate KVIA gave anchor weekend anchor Matt Dougherty a send off Saturday night.

KWES Photographer Involved in Fatal Car Accident
Jerome Chavez, a photographer for KWES in Midland-Odessa, was involved in a fatal car accident on his way to cover a story, the NBC affiliate reports.

Nexstar Selling 3 Fox Affils For $58.5 Million
Under the terms of the agreements, MBG will acquire KMSS Shreveport, La. (DMA 82); KPEJ Odessa-Midland, Texas (DMA 150); and KLJB Quad Cities, Iowa (DMA 100).


Fashionista, blogger and television personality Courtney Kerr will co-host 103.7 KVIL’s new “Courtney Kerr’s Lunchtime Takeover” with Leigh Ann Adam weekdays from noon to 1:20 p.m. beginning Monday, June 23. In addition to today’s top hits from artists including Lorde, Maroon 5, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars and Coldplay, the program will include Kerr’s no-holds-barred observations and opinions about fashion, pop culture, relationships, music and more.
Kerr began her popular style blog “What Courtney Wore” in 2011 and has since collaborated with major fashion brands including Bauble Bar, Gorjana & Griffin, CUSP for Neiman Marcus, & Topshop x Nordstrom, as well as being featured in several publications such as Elle, Star Magazine, The Zoe Report, and The Coveteur. She has previously appeared on Bravo’s “Most Eligible Dallas” and “Courtney Loves Dallas.” She currently co-hosts “The Broadcast” on KTXD television in Dallas-Fort Worth.

Brian Sasser, Investigative News Producer/National Field Producer at KPRC-TV, announced he is leaving TV news to become the Communications Director at the newly-formed Episcopal Health Foundation in Houston.

Rick Gevers & Associates reports longtime KWTX Waco news director Virgil Teter will become Director of Special Projects for the station.

- 'Live Well Network' plug pulled by Disney-ABC Television Group

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