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Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Troy Dungan on KTVT?, new KXAS sportscaster, 106.9 The Zone plus more

Troy Dungan to Appear On ... Channel 11? Yes.
Famous, former WFAA 8 weather guy could be on KTVT 11.

Rontina McCann joins KXAS 5 in DFW
WXIX-TV sports reporter Rontina McCann leaves Fox 19 after Tuesday to join the sports staff at NBC’s KXAS-TV (Channel 5) in Dallas. Her Facebook post says she will “do the same same at NBC in Dallas/Fort Worth.”

WOAI weatherman back tonight
Calm down, WOAI TV viewers! After a two week-absence, meteorologist John Gerard is back at News 4.

106.9 The Zone makes music changes
KHPT/Houston tweaks its positioner to become "106.9, The Zone, Houston's Best Alternative Hits," focusing more on '90s Modern Rock hits.

Auditions for 'The Voice' hit Austin
New reality show to air in spring.

Local man hopes to film movie in Katy
Joe Barfield, a local writer in Katy who has written several books, short stories and scripts, is now looking to film a movie in Katy.

My Family TV coming to Houston… but where?
digital channel My Family TV has announced that they have signed affiliation agreements with stations in Detroit, Houston, Fresno, Miami, Key West, Hilton Head, St. George UT and Melbourne FL.

‘Saturday Night Live’ Channels Infamous WNYW Reporter
“Saturday Night Live” channeled New York’s WNYW this weekend, featuring the now-recurring character of over-the-hill reporter Herb Welch.

Former actor stunned by 60 Minutes story
Tucson shooting piece digs up haunting words

Getting around town in style
Congratulations to Fox 26 Senior Web producer Doug Delony and his new cool ride.

Seizing a Moment, Al Jazeera Galvanizes Arab Frustration
The protests rocking the Arab world this week have one thread uniting them: Al Jazeera, the Qatar-based satellite channel whose aggressive coverage has helped propel insurgent emotions from one capital to the next.
- Al Jazeera English Blacked Out Across Most Of U.S.

Austin filmmakers answer history's call
Full length feature shot and edited on iPhone 4

David Carr Is Journalism’s New Superhero in Page One Doc
In an attempt to describe the new age of journalism, The New York Times reporter David Carr coined an acronym: AKTOCA. That’s “All Known Thought, One Click Away.” And he tweeted it.

New show coming to KIAH and KDAF about the classic man
Tribune Broadcasting announced the premiere of a new TV series, "Inside the Vault," hosted by Emmy-winning TV personality and former NFL star Cris Collinsworth. The syndicated, 10-episode season showcases stories, insights and lively conversation that give a wide variety of perspectives on the life of today's classic man.

KDFW Covers Bomb Scare at Super Bowl Stadium
Dallas Fox-affiliate KDFW went into breaking news mode after a suspicious package had been found near Cowboys Stadium, the site of next weekend’s Super Bowl.

In media, it's all about the slash in your job
“Hi, I’m Abbey and I want to be a multimedia journalist-slash-marketing specialist-slash-social media strategist-slash-political guru-slash-blogger extraordinaire.”

- TV anchor goes too far with turkey call
- Calling Dr. Love COMMENT: Click to leave your thoughts on this post here