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Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Sachse's hubby becomes pin-up star, Reyna's overseas adventure and more

- The Audition Tapes That Launched Celebrity Careers
- KABB-TV conducts interview with the first and only heavy metal mariachi band
- KEYEWitness News at 6pm (11/10/1999)
- KTBC Channel 7 Morning News (11/14/1986)
- April Fools' pranksters hit Austin, KVUE

Legendary Radio Station Gets New Morning Team
Beginning Monday, April 8 from 5:30am-10am, Tony Zazza and Julie Fisk will take over weekday mornings on 103.7 Lite FM (as KVIL is known today).

Life in a Recession
Josh Venable Reflects on His Layoff by Clear Channel

Appreciation of BOOTED NEWS WOMEN Blog
SAY HELLO to Shon Gables of WFAA in Dallas

Belo Makes Mobile Push As Traffic Spikes
With about 50% of its traffic coming from mobile, Belo is making an aggressive shift toward restrategizing mobile content creation.

Dominique Sachse's husband is now a pin-up
KPRC 2's Dominique Sachse's hubby Nick Florescu featured in Modern Luxury. We learn his dad wrote In Search of Dracula.

Jennifer Reyna in Dubai
KPRC 2's Jennifer Reyna posted about her Dubai trip on Facebook.

Comedy Is NOT Pretty
Dismissed from 1560, Comic John Wessling's Heart Still Belongs to Radio

KTXH fires up 20.2 and 20.3
Fox-owned KTXH channel 20 has now turned on its two subchannels, and it looks like TitanTV was right on the money.

Rice President David Leebron Plays a Painful DJ Set On KTRU
Rice University president David Leebron pulled up a chair inside of the KTRU Rice Radio studio and played some of those rooty-tooty, groovin' oldies.
In other words, music that KTRU has made a point not to play since its 1967 inception.

KEYE adding mobile signal
Viewers of KEYE will soon be able to watch all the station’s programs, including local news, on their smartphones and tablets.

KLBJ breaks new ground with subscription podcast
For more than 20 years an Austin radio team has entertained fans. Now they're launching a new venture they hope will have even more people listening to what they have to say.

EMF Acquires KOUL Corpus Christi
EMF has acquired Country 103.7 KOUL Refugio/Corpus Christi from Tejas Broadcasting for $1.25 Million.

New editor to lead 'Monitor' newsroom
The McAllen Monitor has hired a Texas-Mexico border native and veteran journalist to lead its editorial coverage, staff members were told Thursday.


Kyle Montgomery leaves KPRC 2
KPRC 2's weekend sports anchor Kyle Montgomery signs off for national footprint.

Houston Press Assistant Music Editor/Staff Writer Craig Hlavaty joins the Houston Chronicle on April 22 where he will report on local news. He has been with the Press since August 2006.
- Craig Hlavaty On "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" in February 2006

- Future KHOU meteorologist Brooks Garner has UFO sighting
- Fox's The 'X Factor' auditions coming near us
- Houston TV websites in 2003
- Steve Smith, former KHOU 11 anchor, talks KPRC 2 newscast 'Scene at 5'
- Fox 26 KRIV has ND and lots of other jobs open for you

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