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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

WFAA's 4pm debut, TV reporters exiting across Texas plus more

- Reporter Says What He Really Thinks about Live Shots On Air
- WGN Hangs Up on Oprah: ‘We’re in Trouble Now’
- Ronnie Lott falls off television studio set
- KHOU-TV, Houston, Texas FRED RHODES, Weekend News, June 1979
- Isiah Factor social media Spring High School promo
- Wrestlecast 2013
- Steve Jobs Preps for First TV Appearance
- 2013 Sales Tape- Celebrating KEYE TV's 30th Anniversary
- Something's Coming to WFAA at 4:00 p.m. - The Outtakes
- 1972 interview with Moe Howard of the Three Stooges

Long time in coming
WFAA8 begins calling its own shots with new 4 p.m. local newscast

Fox4 reporter Emily Lopez leaving station
Veteran Fox4 reporter Emily Lopez is leaving the Dallas-based station.

Clear Channel Dallas Chooses Richter for Market President
Deidre Richter has been tapped as Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Dallas’ new market president.

Craig James out at Fox Sports Southwest after one appearance
The Craig James era at Fox Sports Southwest will be a short one.

#6 Houston-Galveston TX
August 2013 Portable People Meter (Updated: 09-03-13)
- HOUSTON-GALVESTON: Radio One And Radio Two

Slain TV producer Kathryn “Greer” Feagin gets scholarship in her name
The Loyola community and members of Zeta Psi Chapter of Alpha Chi Omega sorority mourn the death of Kathryn “Greer” Feagin. Several of the sisters of the Zeta Psi chapter of Alpha Chi Omega sorority decided to raise money for a scholarship in Feagin’s name.

Detailed market research reports on media consumption in Houston
Houston is tops in smartphone penetration, middle of the pack in daily TV watching, Nielsen says

August sports radio Arbitrons: KILT back on top, but overall slump continues
Even the return of Texans exhibition games wasn’t enough to pull Houston sports radio listeners out of their relative funk during August.

Astros’ day-time drama not a hit on TV
The Astros have a few remaining day games on their 2013 schedule, and from a television standpoint that’s five games too many.

Sean Salisbury Joins Yahoo! Sports Radio
Sean Salisbury joins John Harris 1560 Yahoo! Sports Radio's "The War Room."

KRBE’s Benjamin Phoenix covers Lionel Richie and .38 Special
The ’80s always seem to come back around — style, pop culture and, of course, music. KRBE (104.1 FM) personality is taking advantage of the retro rewind with listener-sourced remakes of “terrible” pop songs.

Tear Up Those Note Cards: The Moth StorySLAM is Coming to Houston
If you've been listening to 88.7 KUHF recently, you've probably heard an episode of The Moth Radio Hour, the hour-long program dedicated to "true
stories, told live, without notes." On Tuesday, the Moth's monthly StorySLAM launches in Houston.

JC Corcoran: St. Louis and beyond
93.7 The Arrow KKRW morning man J.C. Corcoran gets interviewed.

Scott Pelley Sits Down With KENS Anchors Jeff Goldblatt and Sarah Lucero
KENS anchors Jeff Goldblatt and Sarah Lucero recently turned the tables on Scott Pelley, interviewing the “Evening News” anchor at the CBS News headquarters in New York

Marlene Trevino Appointed Market President For CCM+E-San Antonio
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment-San Antonio names Marlene Trevino as Market President, effective immediately. Trevino will report to Kelly Kibler Owens, CCM+E SVP of Operations for Houston, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio.

KEYE's Katherine Stolp leaves for new gig
KEYE's Katherine Stolp wrapped up a nearly six-year stint at the city's CBS affiliate this week, but she's not going far.

Austin: Big growth for a hot TV market
The population is booming along with the media economy.

Radio ratings: Kiss FM back in No. 1 spot
The latest radio ratings are in … and, in July, 96.7 KHFI-FM clawed its way back into the No. 1 spot on Austin’s radio dial, according to Arbitron.


Margaret Cordes has been named Executive Producer of Content at WUSA 9 in Washington, D.C. She recently held the same title at Fox 26 KRIV. Before that she worked as the news director of WDSU in New Orleans. Cordes has also worked at KTRK abc13, WTHR Indianapolis, WDJT Milwaukee, KING Seattle and WMAQ Chicago.

- Comcast SportsNet Houston's (CSN) big football coverage
- Katherine Whaley's Dash of Decadence
- Houston Public Media stations launch new shows; get tighter
- TV stations find new ways to compete with your cell phone
- Houston TV stations wave new flags

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