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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

New Houston morning radio show coming, meteorologist cancer fight and more

- Triumph's Censored NBC Jokes - CONAN on TBS
- ESPN's 97.5 The Rush has explosive phone call [audio]
- Videobomb 'Buffoonery' Surprises Reporter
- Big Cat News Blooper
- KHOU 11 News This Morning Open & Talent Bump (HD), 2015
- KHOU 11 News This Morning Close (HD), 2015
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown - May 1994 Dallas [audio]
- Adam Sandler and Bob Barker fight again
- Conan: Anderson Cooper has a very easy job

Meteorologist Brian James Joins KXAS
Meteorologist Brian James jumped 125 markets last week, joining NBC-owned station KXAS in Dallas from KVII in Amarillo, Texas.

Fox4 meteorologist Jennifer Myers goes public with her impending surgery for likely thyroid cancer
Fox4 meteorologist Jennifer Myers is staying upbeat while facing surgery that will keep her off the air for at least a couple of weeks.

Former NBC5 anchor Jane McGarry joining Good Morning Texas as full-time co-host
Former longtime NBC5 anchor Jane McGarry is joining Gannett8’s Good Morning Texas as a full-time co-host after earlier contributing with a series of “Texas Legends” segments.
Jane McGarry Has a New Gig at WFAA

How the Dallas Morning News is tackling the challenges of hyperlocal content
The Dallas Morning News, has seen positive results from its digital hyperlocal news strategy that has in turn led to overall digital growth.

D/FW Radio: Charlie Wilkinson New M-P For iHM Cluster
iHeartMedia Dallas has announced Charlie Wilkinson has been named Market President.

Lisa Hernandez is pregnant
KHOU 11 anchor Lisa Hernandez expecting her first child

New Morning Show Announced At 100.3 The Bull Houston
CBS RADIO’s 100.3 The Bull announced a new morning show that will debut on the station beginning on Monday, March 16. THE MORNING BULL with George, Mo and Cowboy Dave will be broadcast weekdays 5:00-10:00AM.
- Greg Thunder gone from New Bull @ 100.3 KILT
- Corey Foley leaves The Bull 100.3 KILT; plus other changes

Something That Should Never Be a Slideshow
Texas Monthly chastises the Houston Chronicle.
- Texas Monthly Says What We've All Been Thinking About

Disabled employee sues Houston TV station
A Harris County man sued a Houston television station and its owner corporation, alleging violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

KZJL/Estrella blacked out on Houston Comcast
Comcast has dropped KZJL/Estrella TV from its lineup on channel 3. A message in Spanish says that a deal could not be reached between the channel and cable company.

S.A. radio personality leaves to focus on TV
Y100's Claudia Garofalo leaves radio station to focus on WOAI’s “San Antonio Living.”

iHeartMedia building sold to San Antonio real estate developer
Real estate firm Casey Development is now iHeartMedia's landlord after buying out the media company's headquarters building in San Antonio.

KBVO-TV signal expands to more Central Texas communities
KBVO-TV, known to many Central Texas viewers as the local sports station, has increased its signal to reach more Central Texas neighborhoods.

KVIA incorrectly hypes exclusive, thanks PR staff for giving them the story
Thursday’s 10 p.m. Channel 7-KVIA newscast opened with one of those hyped “Only on ABC 7” lead-ins.

T-Squared: A New Partnership With CIR's Reveal
Texas Tribune forms partnership with Reveal, the Center for Investigative Reporting's innovative public radio program and podcast.


Native Houstonian and former KTRK abc13 intern Melinda Davenport named morning news anchor of WISN Milwaukee.

Radio One's Houston boss Doug Abernethy leaves for Entercom
Abernethy has worked for Radio One Houston for the last 10 years


Former Houston reporter and longtime LA broadcaster dies
Judd McIlvain, who at one time reported for KHOU, before a long Los Angeles career has passed away.
- Read about his interview with Elvis in Houston
- Former KHOU 11 News investigative reporter Judd McIlvain passes at age 73

Terry Dorsey has Passed Away
Terry Dorsey has died. He retired just three months ago as the long-time morning personality on KSCS 96.3 in Dallas.
- Radio station, listeners mourn the loss of a legend

- Lindsey Day joins FOX 26 KRIV
- Chita Johnson wants you to ESCAPE with her
- Don Nelson's last great act at KTRK abc13 - that we know of
- Metallica releases No Life 'til Leather as a limited edition cassette for Record Store Day
- KTRK abc13 anchors caught on camera

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