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Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Texas TV & radio job moves February 2016


Elizabeth Dinh joins Fox affiliate KPTV Portland, Oregon as weekday evening anchor.

Reporter Arezow Doost is exiting CBS11, relocating to Austin with husband, former KHOU 11 reporter Kevin Peters.

Fox4 KDFW reporter Melissa Cutler has left the station.

Mac Daniels has been promoted as Program Director for KPLX 99.5 FM The Wolf and New Country KSCS 96.3 FM in Dallas.


Josh Hubbard started as the KHOU 11 assistant news director last September. He's worked at KUSA, KCRA, WPTZ and WSTM in the past. He fills the void left by Jack Acosta who was upped to KENS SA news director last April.

Byron Nichols has been named KPRC 2's chief photographer.

Former KTRK abc13 morning executive producer Rhonda Lamon has joined KPRC 2 in the same role.

FOX 26 KRIV Morning Executive Producer Andrew Gillfillan leaves for KNTV San Jose.

Brandice Bailey joins San Francisco CBS-owned station KPIX as morning executive producer from FOX 26 KRIV.

Fox 26 KRIV assignments editor Christi Rodriguez is leaving for a job with the American Heart Association.

Former KPRC 2 reporter Mary Benton is now Director and Advisor to Commissioner Gene L. Locke at Harris County Precinct One. She previously worked as the Manager, Media Relations and Public Affairs for the Harris County Toll Road Authority.

Ex-ESPN & CSN-Houston anchor Steve Bunin is now a host on Yahoo Sports Radio.

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- Carlos Robles joins Telemundo Houston
- Vicente Arenas joins KUSA 9NEWS Denver
- James Starks exits KPRC 2
- Houston Public Media names Andrew Schneider politics-government reporter
- KHOU 11 hires Sally Ramirez as news director from KGW Portland
- FOX 26 KRIV assistant news director and managing editor jobs cut
- Houston Chronicle leaves downtown for redone Post building
- Don Teague suddenly exits FOX 26 KRIV
- KHOU employees getting buyout offer from TEGNA
- Lindsey Day exits FOX 26 KRIV


Brian Gann Upped To Dir./Operations For Spoken Word, iHeartMedia Austin-San Antonio.

- Jairo Lozano joins Telemundo 60 San Antonio


KVUE’s Tina Shively trading a.m. shift for new p.m. gig as the station’s social media specialist.

The Billy The Kidd Show debuted on KHFI (96.7 Kiss FM)/Austin.

Longtime Austin traffic reporter Joe Taylor switches stations.


News Channel 25 KXXV Waco anchor, Bruce Gietzen, will be leaving after 12 years to become the Director of Communications for the Waco Independent School District effective May 31st. Gietzen used to work at KTRK as a sports reporter and as a member of the Houston Rockets radio team.

Houston native Niku Kazori joins KCBD Channel 11 Lubbock, TX as Weather Anchor/Reporter.

Miranda Leah leaves KRIS 6 News Corpus Christi for RNN - FIOS1 News in New York.


- San Antonio broadcast icon Bob Guthrie dies
- KENS 5 family remembers former anchor Fred Lozano

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