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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

KTRK anchor advice, San Antonio & Austin TV shakeup plus more

- TV anchor tricks girlfriend into on air proposal
- What Sex Act Was Barbara Walters Describing on The View
- Megan Henderson - KTLA fluffer
- New Star Trek Movie’s First Trailer Looks Terrific and Apocalyptically Dark
- Rockets Announcer Rubs It In After Houston Win: “The Lakers Have Just Pooped Their Big-Boy Pants!”

CBS11 tabs Elizabeth Dinh for early morning shift
Elizabeth Dinh has joined D-FW's CBS11 KTVT from KOMO Seattle as a full-time early morning reporter.

Grant Stinchfield goes radio
Former NBC5 reporter/congressional candidate Grant Stinchfield replacing Janine Turner Saturday nights on KLIF.

Taking the PR plunge
Former CW33 reporter Charles Bassett joins the DFW media crowd going PR.

November PPM Analysis
Dallas-Ft. Worth and Houston November PPM radio market highlights.

KDGE-FM Lays Off Program Director Josh Venable
KDGE-FM lays off Josh Venable again, part of a nationwide culling of staff at Clear Channel.

WGN-TV and Chicago Cubs Announce Jim Deshaies as Television Analyst for Chicago Cubs
WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs are pleased to announce former Houston Astros broadcaster Jim Deshaies has agreed to a four-year agreement to join Len Kasper in the booth as the television analyst for Chicago Cubs game broadcasts on WGN-TV, Comcast SportsNet and WCIU-TV.

Yahoo Sports Radio Owner Buys Sports Flash Radio
Gow Broadcasting LLC, operator of Yahoo Sports Radio in partnership with Yahoo Sports, has purchased the Sports Flash Radio Network.

Houston Channel 13 anchors talk careers, offer advice
Channel 13’s Katie McCall and Elissa Rivas visited the SHSU campus to speak to students about their careers and to give professional advice to students’ questions.

WOAI-TV gets new owner and general manager
Sinclair Broadcast Group – the same company that owns Fox affiliate KABB – now officially owns NBC affiliate WOAI.
- WOAI, KABB won't join forces
- WOAI-TV gets new owner and general manager

TV reporters off to new ventures
Three high-profile reporters from different stations here are waving goodbye to San Antonio to head to new jobs.

Irreverent John Lisle on WOAI
WOAI listeners were treated to a dose of radio nostalgia this morning . . . John Lisle style.

Shannon Wolfson Leaving KXAN; Maxwell, Sanders Move Up
Shannon Wolfson, who anchors the 9 p.m. newscast on KXAN‘s sister CW station, KNVA, and fills in for prime anchor Leslie Rhode, is leaving the station after the February ratings period.

Jason Wheeler Happy With New Dallas Anchor Job
Jason Wheeler is back on the anchor desk where he belongs and seemingly very happy with his move to Belo Broadcasting’s WFAA Dallas.

Troy Kimmel Talks About Leaving KEYE
KEYE Chief Meteorologist Troy Kimmel, who announced last week that he would be leaving the station at the end of the month, says it became apparent that he and station management had a different philosophy on how to do weather.

- Houston TV pregnancies, engagements and job moves
- Houston radio DJ AD gets a TV show 'King of the Burbs'
- Walton and Johnson off 93.7 The Arrow KKRW
- KXAS 5 grabs meteorologist Lindsay Riley
- KTRK 13 tests the future of live shots

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