Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Texas TV & radio job moves April 2016



DALLAS - FORT WORTH

Last day for 12 off-camera WFAA 8 staffers taking the TEGNA buyout.

‘Good Morning Texas’ co-host Carrie McClure saying goodbye.

Good Morning Texas will send current co-host Mike Castellucci back to the news room full-time while importing Alanna Sarabia from San Antonio.

Reporter Zahid Arab putting Fox4 behind him.

Many subtractions but how many additions at Fox4, NBC5, TEGNA8 and CBS11?

WFAA's Walt Zwirko signs off from Computer Corner.

CBS11 KTVT brings Jason Allen back to early mornings, this time behind a new "Breaking News Desk."

Executive Producer Tanya Hayes O'Neil leaves KTVT/CBS 11 to work at the University of North Texas.

David Finfrock TV special celebrates 40 years of forecasts.

Producer Aaron Franco departs the Al Jazeera America Dallas bureau for the NBC News Pittsburgh bureau.

- Alice Barr leaves KHOU for KXAS NBC 5 DFW
- Atom Smasher lands mornings at 102.1 The Edge Dallas
- Lynnanne Nguyen joins KDFW FOX 4 Dallas
- Allison Harris joins FOX 4 KDFW

HOUSTON

Houston's Yolanda Adams announced the cancellation of “The Yolanda Adams Morning Show.”

Former KHOU/KIAH EP Perry Pace is leaving WTHR Indianapolis to become Assistant News Director at WVTM in Birmingham.

Joe Segura returns to FOX 26 KRIV as Assignments Manager from KGBT CBS 4 in the RGV.

Former KPRC 2 reporter Nefertiti Jaquez joins WSB Atlanta.

David Lee joined KTRK abc13 as VP of Creative Services from KFSN Fresno.

Houston Chronicle lays off 4 in La Voz de Houston downsizing.

Pam Kehoe joins Greensheet Media as director of marketing.

Assignments editor Millie Cardenas leaves KHOU for Telemundo Houston.

Michael A Carl is now Marketing/Creative Services Producer at KIAH-TV

Former FOX 26 KRIV news director Tom Doerr named WINK News Director.

Photographer Gil Gredinger moves to KPRC 2 from FOX 26 KRIV.

KPRC 2 photographer Jason Youngblood jumps to Fox 26 KRIV.

Brent Clanton is now producing The Lance Roberts Show, 4-7p Mon-Fri on AM700/KSEV.

Helmed by Jeff Gremillion, who recently announced his departure as editor of Houston magazine, Houston CityBook is set to debut in September.

Joel Blank, the Houston Rockets' director of broadcasting for more than a decade, is no longer with the organization.

- Mario Gomez & others to leave KHOU 11
- Doug Miller leaving KHOU 11 after 23 years
- Afternoon Drive with Chris Blayney starts on Business 1110 AM KTEK
- Rob Wu leaves FOX 26 KRIV
- Former KHOU 11 news director Philip Bruce joins KTUL Tulsa
- Jonathan Martin joins FOX 26 as evening anchor
- Chris Chicago joins NGEN as morning show host and production director

SAN ANTONIO

S.A. TV host Alanna Sarabia exits 'Living' for WFAA's "Good Morning Texas."

AUSTIN

Mark Murray retiring from KVUE after 26 years.

Frank Volpicella, who has led KVUE’s news team for almost 16 years, will depart.

KXAN Reporter Sophia Beausoleil has left the station.

Emily Ramshaw upped to editor-in-chief at The Texas Tribune.

Ryno joins KKMJ Austin For Mornings.


AROUND TEXAS

Former KXXV morning anchor Seth Kovar returns to the station to become main anchor after Bruce Gietzen leaves TV.

Bethany Moore joins WXII Winston-Salem as weekday morning reporter from KWTX Waco.

Elisabeth Armstrong leaves KETK as morning anchor to join KATV Little Rock as a reporter.

Sports Reporter Taylor Williamson leaves KXII Sherman for KWTX Waco.

- Richard Longoria, KIII Corpus Christi news director and longtime Texas journalist, retires
- Martha Alicia Lopez joins Telemundo 40 Río Grande Valley


REMEMBERING

A loving farewell to WFAA's Stacy Fawcett.

Fabled Galveston radio personality Vandy Anderson has died.

Longtime Texas sportswriter Blackie Sherrod passes away.

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RELATED
- Texas TV & radio job moves March 2016
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