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Monday, May 14, 2012

Angry Stripper sues Chron, Hooters girls do weather and more

- Meteorologist’s Disappearing Green Dress Confuses Morning Anchor
- KTLA morning news anchor wears a Marvel Avengers Thor costume
- Multiple TV newscasters ask: Is It Time For Dogs To Have A Social Network Of Their Own?
- TV Producer Enters Wrestling Ring
- KHOU 11 Serves You: David Paul mows the lawn!
- And Now Here’s Prince Charles with the Weather

Reporter stripper Sarah Tressler is "grateful" for Gloria Allred as she files discrimination claim against the Houston Chronicle
Angry Stripper and former Houston Chronicle columnist Sarah Tressler joined famed attorney Gloria Allred in Los Angeles for a press conference, announcing that Allred would be representing her.
- Megyn Kelly Collapses Into Fit Of Giggles Over Stripper Story
- Angry Stripper and Houston Chron reporter going viral
- Sarah Tressler: "I was a stripper/reporter/professor"
- Angry Stripper Sarah Tressler working for ABC's GMA?

Jane McGarry: public figure
No. 1, NBC5 anchor Jane McGarry is not Public Enemy No. 1. Far from it.
- Former KXAS (Channel 5) anchor Dave Layman speaks candidly about the perils of anchoring, drinking, driving

It's happening! Reality TV cameras roll in Houston under specter of $1 million non-disclosure contracts
Oh, there was so much buzz last week that a reality TV series was so much closer to being, well, a reality for Houston.

KTRK 13's Patricia Lopez just delivered a bundle of breaking news into the world last Friday. Lopez's daughter, Emilia Jo was born around 3pm. She weighed seven pounds and four ounces.

A bright 'n' chuckly debut for NBC5 early morning newcomer Mark Hayes
Locked in a tight early morning May "sweeps" ratings race with Fox4 and WFAA8, Fort Worth-based NBC5 unveiled the newest member of its dawn patrol Monday - Mark Hayes, a 10-year veteran of the waker-upper wars at WAGA-TV in Atlanta.

Former WFAA8 anchor/PM Magazine host Bill Ratliff dies (updated)
Bill Ratliff, who more than a generation ago co-hosted Dallas-based WFAA8's PM Magazine with Leeza Gibbons, died Tuesday afternoon of complications from surgery. He was 63.

London McDonald's kicks Ken Hoffman out
Ken Hoffman was thrown out of a London McDonald's last week.

Old KHOU footage archived online
The material in this collection represents the accumulation of films used in the presentation of Channel 11 news shows for the period 1960-1975. (H/T Bayou City History)

Mornings on KILT might get a little salty with addition of Wright
Kansas City talk show host Nick Wright, who will succeed Texans play-by-play voice Marc Vandermeer next month as host of KILT's (610 AM) morning show, said Thursday he hopes listeners will probe beyond an acknowledged veneer of arrogance.
- SportsRadio 610 KILT hires Nick Wright for mornings

Colleen takes the floor for 'Dancing for the Cure'
After months of training, WFAA's Colleen Coyle finally hit the floor Saturday for the "Dancing for the Cure" benefit in Richardson.

KPRC and KSAT have a new boss
WLS General Manager Emily Barr Tapped to Lead Post-Newsweek Stations like KPRC and KSAT.

10 Questions with ... Billy The Kidd
Billy The Kidd of 106.1 KISS FM KHKS talks.

Alleged crowd-surfing wipeout victim sues Woodlands venue, River Oaks radio
A concert goer is suing after, she says, she suffered serious injuries when a crowd surfer fell on top of her at a Woodlands-area venue.

KHOU to simulcast both Monday night Texans games
The Houston Texans will be in the national spotlight 5 times during the 2012 season, with 2 games on Monday night, 2 games on Sunday night and a date with the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving Day.

Austin TV News Hiring Drought Ends; KEYE-TV Adds a Reporter, KXAN-TV Two in News, One in Sports
After many months of short staffing at KEYE-TV and KXAN-TV we have three new reporters in town, with a new KXAN weekend sports anchor on the way.

Rutherford Sighting; Tale of Two Sponsors; Seeing STAARs; Random Musings on Week 2 Sweeps
Austin TV news roundup.

Austin Broadcast Journalism Has a doctorate
Kate Weidaw, KXAN TV (NBC) morning reporter can claim something separating herself from all other working broadcast journalists in the Austin market.

CCM+E/Austin Launches Rhythmic AC 'Jammin' 103.1'
CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA + ENTERTAINMENT has launched Rhythmic AC JAMMIN’ 103.1 FM on EMF Translator K276EL (103.1), which had been translating the signal of Sports KVET-A.

What's the Frequency, Kenneth?
Student radio station KVRX avoids the chopping block – for now

Belo Garden opens in downtown Dallas
A new park opens, changing the landscape in downtown Dallas. Belo Garden is touted as a park like no other in the city.

KWES Odessa Goes HD With Utah Scientific
Drewry Communications’ NBC affiliate KWES Odessa-Midland, Texas (DMA 151) has upgraded to digital HD with Utah Scientific equipment.

KVET alums say farewell to former studios
The former KASE/KVET studios at 705 N. Lamar Blvd. will soon be razed to make way for a sleek new structure featuring ground-floor retail space topped by a four-level parking garage.

Casey James joins KXAN Austin as a Multi-platform reporter from KTXS Abilene.

Producer Joseph Lopez aka J-Lo, jumps from KSAT to WOAI San Antonio.

- KPRC 2 grabs Gary Striewski from KGWN 5 Cheyenne, WY
- Is Fox 26 KRIV getting a new newscast?
- KPRC 2's Stephen Dean is WSYX 6 bound COMMENT: Click to leave your thoughts on this post here