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Monday, February 09, 2015

Houston & Texas media job moves, plus Houston TV goodbye party

Lots of Houston and Texas media job moves, plus Fox 26 KRIV's Caitilin Espinosa's goodbye party

Keith Connors Named WTNH News Director
Former KHOU 11 news director Keith Connors is leaving Houston for WTNH in New Haven. So what does this mean for his wife and KTRK abc13 reporter Karla Barguiarena?

Don Nelson announces KTRK abc13 departure
After nearly 40 years, Don Nelson is leaving KTRK abc13.

Andrew Horansky to leave KHOU for Cleveland's WKYC
KHOU 11 reporter Andrew Horansky heading home to WKYC Cleveland as multimedia journalist and reporter

After more than 30 years, KTRK abc13 photographer Johnny Rivera Marquez is set to retire.

Jason Jobes jumps to KTRK abc13 as assignments manager from KHOU 11.

Stephanie Kuzydym joins the Houston Chronicle as a sports GA/enterprise writer from

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Chris Tritico, Caitilin Espinosa, Jacquie Baly, Bob Martin

Fox 26 KRIV's Caitilin Espinosa's goodbye party
Fox 26 KRIV's Caitilin Espinosa's had a going away party at the Cedar Creek Inn last Saturday.

Bob Neumann Exits KHMX, Bruce Logan To PD Only KILT
Changes at CBS RADIO/HOUSTON. Hot AC (MIX 94.5) KHMX PD BOB NEUMANN exits, while Country KILT and Top 40/Mainsteam KKHH (HOT 95.7) PD and VP/Programming BRUCE LOGAN gives up HOT 95.7 and will concentrate on the Country station.

Houston PD Changes At “Beat"
KQBT “93.7 – The Beat” programming chair Mara Melendez departs theiHeartMedia iHeartMedia Houston urban contemporary outlet.

S.A. news vet leaving WOAI-TV — again
You could call WOAI-TV news veteran Randy Escamilla a human boomerang — considering all the times he’s left the station and come back.

San Antonio TV station recruits top Valley reporter Ryan Wolf
Sinclair Broadcasting announced Friday that San Antonio television station KABB-TV has recruited Ryan Wolf — perhaps the Rio Grande Valley's most recognizable reporter — to anchor the station's nightly newscast.
- S.A. TV welcomes new anchorman

KEYE traffic anchor Erica Brennes departs for RideScout gig
Traffic anchor Erica Brennes has left KEYE, but she’s still keeping an eye on your commute.

Former KXXV Waco weekend anchor/reporter Adam Hommons has joined KEYE Austin.

Juliette Dryer becomes Multimedia journalist at KEYE TV from Mid-Missouri's KRCG 13.

News director David Marino leaves KWES Midland to become senior producer for Time Warner cable news in Austin.

KVUE Assistant chief photographer Michael Moore leaves for the Texas House of Representatives as a Video Producer/Editor.

FOX Charlotte Station Names El Paso Reporter Evening Anchor
Bill Melugin has been named co-anchor of the WJZY 6:00 and 10:00 p.m. newscasts.

Adrienne Alvarez no longer with KTSM
KTSM News Anchor Adrienne Alvarez posted a note to her fans on Facebook that she was no longer with KTSM.

Braddock named QR editor
Scott Braddock is being promoted to the position of editor of Quorum Report.

Leadership shuffle at Texas Monthly
A little less than a year after losing its star editor in chief to The New York Times, Texas Monthly has seen another shake-up in its leadership.

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