Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Amanda Perez leaves KPRC 2 for Fort Bend ISD

mikemcguff.com exclusive: KPRC 2 reporter Amanda Perez will graduate to the PIO world at FBISD

Amanda Perez
Amanda Perez
After a year and a half, reporter Amanda Perez is leaving KPRC 2 for the world of education.

"I'll soon be working for Fort Bend ISD as the district's media relations coordinator," Perez told mikemcguff.com. "It's hard to say goodbye to all the amazing folks at Local 2, but I'm ready for a new challenge."

Fort Bend ISD isn't far from Perez's hometown considering she's from nearby El Campo in Wharton County.

The Sam Houston State University graduate came to KPRC from KFSN Fresno, CA where she started as a reporter in 2006. She became weekend anchor at the Disney/ABC Television Group station in 2008. Perez started on air at KAVU Victoria as an anchor/producer. Before that, she worked as an editor at KPRC.

"I am looking forward to showcasing the accomplishments of the hardworking students and educators at Fort Bend ISD," Perez added. "I have always considered myself a storyteller at heart– and there are still so many stories to be told!"

Perez tells me today is her last day on the air. Tell her congrats!



9 comments:

  1. She's not heading to the 'world of education;' she's heading to the world of covering up for the educators and administrators.

    Mouthpiece.

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  2. Mouthpiece, what in the HELL are you talking about?

    I'm happy for Amanda in her new endeavor.

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    1. Are you aware of how the job she is taking works, Steve?

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  3. She was a great reporter, sad to see her go. I don't blame her though, she'll probably make more money doing that.
    I remember when Jeff McShan and Jerome Grey left to be spokesmen they were paid significantly more.

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  4. I always found her reports very annoying. Almost as annoying as the anchors' weak attempt to say her name in a Spanish accent.

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    1. She pronounced her surname correctly. At least she didn't say Perrez like most news people do.

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  5. Mouthpiece, I know what job Amanda is taking and I'm confident she'll be good at it!

    Christina Garza left Fox 26 to work with the Harris County Sheriff's Department

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  6. KPRC 2 is the worst newscast, with the worst and most amateur anchors and producers and writers.

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  7. KPRC-TV went downhill the day Ron Stone retired on September 16, 1992.

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