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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

WFAA 8 anchor news, TX TV ND out and more

- Meteorologist Cuts Anchor’s Hair in Middle of KTLA Morning Newscast
- Paper Plagiarizes Blog Post, Writer Goes to Paper to Confront Publisher and Get Paid
- Wheel of Fortune Contestant Guesses Every Answer Except the Right One
- ‘Anchorman 2′ trailer
- Worker Invades WTIC’s Traffic Camera
- Alleged DUI Driver Blows Through Intersection During Live Report On Crosswalk Safety
- Shooting Erupts Outside WAVE Live Truck

WFAA8's Gloria Campos officially agrees to new contract
Veteran anchor Gloria Campos is officially on board with a new contract and a transition that will take her off WFAA8's 6 p.m. newscasts in September.

KXAN’s news director no longer with the station
KXAN news director Michael Fabac is no longer with the station, newsroom staffers said.

Houston TV and radio: Hot, hot, hot
Television is sold out through June as primary looms.

Adrienne Bankert joining KTVT
Adrienne Bankert, a popular morning anchor for KCRA-TV Channel 3, will be leaving the Sacramento station for a position at KTVT-TV, a CBS station in the Dallas-Fort Worth TV market.

CC's KDMX Dallas flushes 'Mix' moniker for 'Now'
After 21 years, Clear Channel’s adult top 40 KDMX-FM Dallas is getting an image overhaul, retiring its long-lived “Mix 102.9” moniker for “102.9 Now."

Vandermeer's talk-show run nears end
Marc Vandermeer has been a convenient target for cynics in his dual role as Texans play-by-play announcer and KILT (610 AM) host, based on their presumption that his talk-show persona has been tempered by his role with the team.

Arnie Spanier Says He's Leaving Dallas' Fan
CBS RADIO Sports KRLD-F (105.3 THE FAN)/DALLAS 10p-1a (CT) host ARNIE SPANIER posted on FACEBOOK that he will be leaving the station.

10 Suggestions For Improving the Poorly Ranked Astros Radio Broadcasts
10 Suggestions For Improving the Poorly Ranked Astros Radio Broadcasts.

Exclusive April PPM Analysis: Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston
ALL ACCESS presents APRIL PPM market highlights, compiled by DMR, and powered by XTRENDS, radio's #1 PPM and diary analysis tool. All numbers reflect subscriber only data.

Celebrity media models rock the runway at Haute for Hope Celebrity Luncheon and Fashion Show
Some of Houston's best-known TV anchors and newscasters (along with a few print and web personalities) took to the runway for the 14th annual Haute for Hope Celebrity Luncheon benefitting the Star of Hope mission.

KVDA San Antonio To Launch Newscasts
Beginning May 21, Telenoticias San Antonio will air Monday through Friday at 5 and 10 p.m. in high definition.

Melissa Gale leaving KVUE
Melissa Gale, anchor of KVUE’s morning and midday newscasts, revealed she’s leaving the station after 14 years.

Dick Siegel has done it all; now hosts KLDE morning show
What is Dick Siegel, once part of the most recognizable radio team in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, doing out here?

FM Chronology - The 1960s Part IV - KNRO-FM, KIKK-FM, KGBC-FM, KFRD-FM

‘Bobby Bones Show’s producer sets new world record for fist pumping
Ray, producer of “The Bobby Bones Show,” set a new world record for fist pumping. Yes, fist pumping.

Lone Star Emmy 2012 Excellence in My Market Awards
Lone Star Emmy 2012 Excellence in My Market Awards winners and honorable mentions.

Belo Corp. Launches Next Generation Smartphone Apps at Television Stations in 15 Markets Including Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston
Belo Corp. released the next generation of its widely used smart phone apps for the iPhone and Android.

Belo Corp. Announces Venture with Mendelson Entertainment Group and Media 13 to Produce and Distribute an Original Series of Sports Documentaries
Belo Corp. announced today the formation of Texas 28 Films LLC, a venture with two Dallas-based companies, Mendelson Entertainment Group LLC (MEG) and Media 13 – Multimedia Productions and Consulting, LLC (Media 13), to produce and distribute a groundbreaking documentary series tentatively titled Texas 28.

UT Journalism moves into digital age
The School of Journalism at The University of Texas at Austin has created a new, digital-based undergraduate curriculum as it prepares to move into its new facilities, the Belo Center for New Media.

KQBR Lubbock, Texas, Adopts "Blake-FM" Format
Folger Media rolled out its second affiliate for country "Blake FM" format. The new affiliate is KQBR Lubbock, formerly "99-5 The Bear."

- PICS: KTRK 13's Miya Shay & Gene Wu's engagement party
- KTRK's SkyEye 13 HD
- KPRC 2 hires first social media producer
- Angry Stripper Sarah Tressler talks to KHOU 11's Shern-Min Chow
- Sam Malone says 700 KSEV let him go; The MACK Show moves in
- KPRC 2's Dominique Sachse weds Nick Florescu
- Should Sam Malone have stayed at 104.1 KRBE? COMMENT: Click to leave your thoughts on this post here