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Monday, May 07, 2012

KXAS anchor arrested, KPRC marriage and more

- Former Dallas anchor Megan Henderson late for morning newscast
- Twiggy the Squirrel Jumps on Photographer During KDFW Live Shot
- Spider-Man Takes Hurricane Head On

UPDATE 5/8/2012: NBC 5 anchor taken off air after DWI arrest
Local news anchor Jane McGarry arrested on DWI charge
State troopers arrested KXAS-TV (Channel 5) news anchorwoman Jane McGarry on an intoxicated driving charge early Sunday.
- Veteran NBC5 anchor Jane McGarry free on bond after arrest for DWI

WBAP hires replacement for Mark Davis
WBAP announced this afternoon that Ben Ferguson has been hired for the daily 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. shift — Mark Davis’s old time slot.
- Davis confirms he's gone

KPRC's McFarland ties the knot
Rick McFarland, Senior Executive Producer for KPRC-TV in Houston, just got hitched. Rick married the former Ruth Tobert, a surgical nurse, during a small private ceremony.

Houston Chronicle posts print audience growth; Multi-media expansion efforts continue
The Chronicle's daily circulation increased 6.8 percent, while Sunday circulation increased 2.8 percent year-over-year.

Cumulus Media Offers Nightly Syndicated Perez Hilton Show
Cumulus Media Networks has announced a new nightly, syndicated radio show hosted by celebrity blogger Perez Hilton in Houston and Dallas.

Radio One, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results
Radio One says its Dallas and Houston markets are experiencing declines.

Gow Broadcasting Announces New Show with Sports Experts Pat Forde and Dan Wetzel on Yahoo! Sports Radio
Gow Broadcasting announced a new weekly radio show featuring two of the industry's leading sports journalists Dan Wetzel and Pat Forde on Yahoo! Sports Radio.

S.A.'s 'Amazing Race' finalist reflects on trek around world
A San Antonio woman didn’t win "The Amazing Race" this season, but she made it all the way to the finale, which aired Sunday night on KENS 5. It was the experience of a lifetime, Vanessa Macias said.

It’s a boy for Fox 7’s Loriana Hernandez
There’s a new addition to the Fox 7 news team. Loriana Hernandez, the station’s 5 and 9 p.m. anchor, gave birth to a bouncing baby boy Friday morning.

- 97.1 The Eagle switches Cindy Scull with Nikki Sixx
- Mix 96.5 KHMX names Bob Neumann PD
- Hot 95.7's Sarah Pepper to shave head for cancer fight
- 89.3 KSBJ now broadcasts on 96.9; NGEN to go on FM COMMENT: Click to leave your thoughts on this post here