Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Texas TV & radio job moves November 2017



DALLAS - FORT WORTH

Former KTRK abc13 intern and WXIX anchor Kara Sewell is heading to WFAA morning desk.

NBC5 KXAS has hired former network anchor/reporter Vinita Nair as a “special assignments” reporter sources have confirmed to unclebarky.com.

WFAA 8 hires Cleo Greene and Matt Howerton.

HOUSTON

PBS announced the results of its recent Board elections following its first Board meeting of fiscal year 2018. Four Professional Directors who were elected by the PBS membership in August took their seats at the meeting including Houston Public Media associate vice president and general manager, Lisa Shumate. She was elected to a second term. Shumate was elected as Professional Vice Chair. She will serve alongside Afsaneh Beschloss, founder and CEO of the global investment and advisory firm The Rock Creek Group, who was elected as General Vice Chair.

Houstonia Magazine managing editor Katharine Shilcutt leaves for a job as a Media Relations Specialist at Rice University.

Houston Public Media News 88.7 KUHF news anchor/reporter Ed Mayberry has announced his retirement to take place in February 2018.

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- Atom Smasher returns to morning radio
- Erica Simon joins abc13 KTRK
- VIDEO: 2017 Texas Radio Hall of Fame inductee acceptance speeches
- Fmr. Houston anchor Phillip Mena debuts on NBC
- Anoushah Rasta leaves KPRC 2
- Lance Zierlein reunites with John Granato on ESPN 97.5
- Chip Brewster leaves KPRC 2
- Rita Garcia leaving FOX 26 KRIV for FOX 11 LA
- Arden Ward named editorial director and Steven Devadanam replaces Clifford Pugh as Houston editor at CultureMap


SAN ANTONIO

KENS' Sarah Lucero has anchored her last newscast in San Antonio.

KENS Reporter Alicia Elena Neaves has signed off from the station.

Karen Grace's mysterious absence the latest in many changes at KENS.

AUSTIN

Tina Shively departs KVUE for new gig.

AROUND TEXAS

After 18 years at KTXS, longtime anchor George Levesque is leaving.

Meteorologist MATT HOLINER moves to mornings at KRGV in the Weslaco-Brownsville market. - Steve Swienckowski at DCA Talent.

KGBT CBS 4 hires Marybel González as weekend anchor.

Former abc13 KTRK sports anchor and KXXV Waco news anchor Bruce Gietzen to serve as director of student publications at Baylor University.

What are they hiding in Ventura County from Sean Mireskandari?





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