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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

KIAH 39 NewsFix update, KENS 4pm show, KTRU sold? and more

Gary Jaffe is new KIAH 39 Imaginator for NewsFix
- Tribune Co. Tries to Create Web-Like Experience with Anchorless Newscast
- Proposed Texas newscast worth monitoring locally
- Tribune to shake up TV news with anchor-free format

KENS' 4 p.m. news lively with Knapp, Taylor
The live half-hour on KENS 5 San Antonio is anchored by Deborah Knapp.

UH board considers plan to buy Rice radio station
The University of Houston is planning to buy the radio station operated by students at Rice University for almost 40 years in a $9.5 million deal that would give UH the broadcast tower, FM frequency and license used by Rice's KTRU.
KTRU: Is U Of H About To Buy Rice Student Station?
Could the end of 91.7 KTRU Rice Radio as Houston knows it be upon us?
KTRU: Is UH About To Buy Rice's Station And Transform It From Unique To Bland?

S.A. radio personalities remember 'Rick the Stick' with love, humor
San Antonio mourns passing of "Rick the Stick" Mireles.

‘Austin City Limits’ announces Season 36 broadcast schedule
‘Austin City Limits’, KLRU’s venerable music-on-TV program, has announced the first eight episodes of Season 36, the last to be filmed in the historic Studio 6A.

Houston City Controller Ronald Green gets 'The Green Report' TV show
Houston City Controller Ronald Green can't be confined to an office on the 8th floor at City Hall.

Subsidiary of Tribune Company opens Texas office
Tribune Company says its new subsidiary, Blue Lynx Media LLC, has opened space in Lewisville, TX, where it is expected to provide jobs for as many as 200 new employees.

Study shows high interest among consumers for digital magazines and newspapers
New study on consumer demand for interactive periodicals projects the potential for $3 billion in revenue for the US magazine and newspaper industry by 2014. COMMENT: Click to leave your thoughts on this post here