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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Katherine Whaley's top 5, KPRC 2 Africa, plus way more

- Six words a TV anchor should never say on air
- Why Do People Yell Profanities During a Reporter’s Live Shot?
- Office Space with Michael Bolton
- Reporter mugged on camera
- What Fast Food Chain is the Link Between the Two Latest Local News Bloopers?
- Traffic Reporter Takes On-Air Tumble
- WFAA Daybreak Morning People Campaign
- Fresh Prince C-SPAN prank

Secrets on how to jump from media to PR
Secrets on how to jump from media to PR from those who've successfully done it

Last call for KTXD-TV's The Broadcast
After a little more than two years as a mid-morning, locally produced alternative to WFAA 8’s long running Good Morning Texas, KTXD-TV’s (Ch. 47) The Broadcast breathed its last with Friday’s one-hour show.

Crisco Kidd Gets Hot In Dallas

KDMX Names EJ For MD/Night Duties
iHEARTMEDIA Hot AC KDMX (NOW 102.9)/DALLAS-FT. WORTH PD JAY SHANNON announces the addition of sister Top 40 KHFI/AUSTIN night talent EJ for MD/night duties.

James Aitken Named GM OF KDAF Dallas
Tribune taps the former GM of KREM-KSKN Spokane, Wash., to run its Dallas CW affiliate.

Cumulus Appoints Tom Schurr As SVP/Operations
In his new position with CUMULUS, SCHURR will oversee station operations in multiple U.S. markets, including DALLAS and HOUSTON.

#6 Houston-Galveston TX
February 2015 Portable People Meter 6+ Mon-Sun, 6a-12mid
- #5 Dallas-Fort Worth
- D/FW: KTCK Wins February Sports Battle

Yoga helps anchorwoman Gina Gaston stay focused with busy schedule
So on a rainy day, when the yoga studios at the Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa were filled to capacity, Gina Gaston showed off her yoga skills in the club's courtyard as raindrops fell on her fresh makeup and hair.

Nefertiti Jaquez Out at WCAU
Former KPRC 2 reporter Nefertiti Jaquez is out at the NBC owned Philadelphia station WCAU.

My Top 5: KTRK anchor Katherine Whaley
KTRK-TV ABC-13 traffic anchor Katherine Whaley shares some of her favorites inside and outside the Loop.

Houston on the Cheap — with Amy Davis
Discovering Houston on the Cheap, a series highlighting ideas for cheap dates, cheap meals, Houston’s best-kept secret and more — all from the perspective of local chefs, media personalities, athletes, and folks in local business.

Wayne Dolcefino – A public discussion on public corruption
It is clear that Wayne had two jobs during his time at Channel 13: (1) investigative reporter and (2) Pseudo-Public Integrity Chief for the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District and the local district attorney’s offices, including Harris County.

What is that Houston TV anchor wearing?
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!: Houston TV anchors bring back fashion staple.

KPRC 2's Andy Cerota heads to Africa to see how Houstonians are saving gorillas
KPRC 2’s Andy Cerota and his photographer will board a flight to Rwanda – kicking off a journey to witness what’s putting the gorilla population at risk and how Houstonians can help save this great animal.

2014-2015 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters winners
Here are the TV and Radio 2014-2015 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters winners.
- News 88.7 Wins Big In Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Awards

KARE 11 News Sunrise welcomes new anchor
KARE 11 News welcomes former CSN Houston anchor/reporter Cory Hepola as its new morning news anchor.

A true American hero takes on radio
Eric Baker is the Sales Manager at the Radio One cluster in Houston.

Houston Public Media’s Andrew Schneider selected for a prestigious fellowship in Germany
Houston Public Media’s News 88.7 business reporter Andrew Schneider has been selected by the Radio Television Digital News Foundation (RTDNF) for a prestigious fellowship in Germany this summer as part of their German/American Journalist Exchange Program. Schneider will have the opportunity to meet with top-level German and business leaders, international journalists, European Union and NATO officials.

Houston CBS Affiliate Reports on Rival Network’s Hit Show
At first glance, it looks like Houston CBS affiliate KHOU momentarily forgot what network it represents...

Sexy S.A. TV personality takes Miami job
You’ve seen her big smile and sexy figure all over San Antonio — on local TV, in fashion spreads and commercials, not to mention at nearly every red carpet event here. Now, Miami television has Rita Verreos.

S.A. TV panic! Where are missing anchors?
It never fails. When viewers notice their favorite anchors have been missing from their usual newscasts for days on end, they push the panic button.

S.A. radio talk host gets sax-y
Most know Joe “Pags” Pagliarulo as a San Antonio talk show host whose political leanings are well to the right, but there’s a whole other side to radio pundit Pags...

KXAN wins Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism
KXAN News was awarded the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism.

The Fringe becomes Classic 105.3
Previous Format: AAA “105.3 The Fringe” K287FG/KTXX-HD4 to New Format: Classic Hits “Classic 105.3.”

KRHD Bryan/College Station stops local newscasts
Just got word that KRHD Bryan/College Station stopped producing local newscasts in January. The station is airing sister station KXXV's newscasts out of Waco. The BCS staff was laid off.

Going batty in El Paso
The morning news crew at KFOX in El Paso had a studio visitor yesterday morning. Former KTRK abc13 anchor Stephanie Guadian was the anchor.

Lubbock TX Radio: Alpha To Acquire Four From Wilks
Alpha Media of Portland, Oregon has announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to purchase four radio stations in the Lubbock, TX market from Wilks Broadcast Group LLC.

Texas, vast Texas, aims to set a new standard in statewide public media news
Texas Standard, a new public radio collaboration, aims to knit together a state both unitary and diverse.

97.1 The Eagle (KEGL FM) today announced BFD 2015, its annual concert, on May 31st, 2015 at Gexa Energy Pavilion. BFD 2015 will feature Rob Zombie as the headliner, with a strong active rock line up including Breaking Benjamin, Halestorm, The Pretty Reckless, In This Moment, All That Remains, Sons of Texas, and We Are Harlot. Tickets go on sale to the general public starting Friday, March 27at 10 a.m. through the Live Nation mobile app,, the Belk Box Office at Gexa Energy Pavilion and by phone 800-745-3000. Fans can listen to 97.1 The Eagle to 'Win It Before You Can Buy It,' beginning Monday, March 23, through Friday March 27, 2014. Complete show details are available at .


Sonia Azad exits channel 13
Reporter Sonia Azad leaves KTRK abc13 after nearly six years.

Former News 92 web manager Kristy Gillentine moves to Drive West Communications.

Former Fox 26 KRIV sports producer Scotty Spiegel has joined KPRC in the same position. He worked at FOX for two years. Before that he worked at KHOU for almost three years.

KING OF THE MORNING: KTRK abc13 morning TV producer Michael King moved to the web side of the station.


Shane Media CEO Ed Shane Has Passed Away
Everyone at ALL ACCESS is deeply saddened to report the passing of SHANE MEDIA CEO ED SHANE, following a short battle with colon cancer.

Jack Woods, half of KLIF’s beloved ’60s morning show ‘Charlie & Harrigan,’ has died at 80
For a few years, beginning in 1962, Woods and Chapman were known to Dallas radio audiences as “Charlie & Harrigan,” stars at KLIF-AM (1190) when Gordon McLendon’s pop station reigned as Dallas’ most popular.

James Gates
Texas radio and TV broadcaster James Gates passes away.

- KTRK abc13's Rebecca Spera gets hitched
- Sam Malone does radio & video production with 512 New Media
- Enjoy Tuesday, KPRC says don't make plans after that
- PICS: Don Nelson's retirement party

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