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Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Dallas sends Houston an investigative TV reporter, plus best June TV news bloopers!

- Darby Douglas Returns To KHOU 11 News This Morning
- Unaired Married with Children - Pilot
- Man throws esky full of water on news reporter
- Joan Rivers Refuses To Suffer Through CNN Interview, Comedienne Storms Out
- Meteorologist gets a bit of a surprise while doing his weathercast
- TV crews dance like the King of Pop...sort of
- TV anchor likes reporter in a bikini
- Reporter Talks About Celebrity’s Failed Kiss Attempt
- Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Live TV
- Gilley's 1980 Channel 2 news story
- Squirrel Leaves Oregon Station in the Dark
- Reporter blasted by dust storm

Ayala leaves KUVN anchor job for reporter gig in Houston
Crystal Ayala has left the anchor desk at KUVN-23, the Univision O&O in Dallas, to become an investigative reporter at KXLN-45, Univision Houston.

KTXD-TV's The Broadcast will be without Suzie Humphreys after July
Suzie Humphreys, the resident firecracker on KTXD-TV’s (Ch. 47) locally produced The Broadcast, will be leaving the program at the end of July.

New afterlives for Gloria Campos, Rebecca Miller
Two former and familiar D-FW news personalities, Gloria Campos and Rebecca Miller, have new positions without TV station backdrops.

Mariachi band trails Dallas Morning News editor
When the mariachi band played themselves into the Friday morning news meeting at The Dallas Morning News, Mark Edgar didn’t realize they were really there for him. At least not at first.

The Dallas Morning News launches online citizen journalism program
The Dallas Morning News has launched an online citizen journalism program to engage new audiences by focusing on readers’ passion areas.

NBC 5 KXAS studio gets props
Adolfson & Peterson Construction (A&P) was recently awarded the first place Distinguished Building Award for its work on the NBC 5 Studios at CentrePort project from TEXO and the Associated General Contractors Texas office.

On June 30, 1989, The Edge changed Dallas radio
Back when The Edge was at 94.5.

Houston radio icon Jim Pruett is back to rockin’ airwaves
Who says you can’t go back? If you grew-up in Houston in the 80′s and 90′s, chances are your radio dial was locked on Rock 101 KLOL, where the “Radio Gawdz”, Mark Stevens and Jim Pruett ruled the airwaves.

Michael Harris talks radio return
Michael Harris talks to Isiah "Factor" Carey AKA The Insite about why he's back on KCOH.

Phillip Mena: Sports lover, star gazer with easy style
Armed with a broadcast journalism degree from Arizona State University, Phillip Mena knew he was ready for the workforce.

Get inspired by Chronicle music critic’s 70-pound weight loss
Chronicle music critic Joey Guerra got healthy, fit and dropped 70 pounds in the last year.

Party watch
Houston TV news stars turn out in force to see Houston's Gucci-wearing Gayby Boom baby.

93.7's Beat Down Ups the Ante In H-Town's Rap-Radio Feud
Whether they want to admit it to one another or not, KQBT 93.7 The Beat and KBXX 97.9 The Boxx are embroiled in a war. A cold war, but a war nonetheless.

News 88.7 Schedule Update
Beginning July 7, Houston Public Media News 88.7 will be making some changes to the midday and evening schedule.

Mark Clegg Leaving KSHB for Houston PR Job
Kansas City NBC affiliate KSHB announced anchor Mark Clegg is leaving the station and moving to Houston to work as director of media relations and communications at real estate company Hines,

WOAI-TV anchor exits to be full-time mom
After 16 years of anchoring and reporting at WOAI-TV, Jacqueline Ortiz is leaving to concentrate more on kids and family.

Man charged with threatening KLBJ staff
Police charged a man after he posted a series of Facebook messages threatening KLBJ staff members, court documents said.

Meet new KEYE anchor Hema Mullur
On her first day at KEYE, amid all the balloons and treats from co-workers eager to welcome her, Hema Mullur spotted a handwritten note on her desk.

Is Acevedo Stonewalling Fox 7?
Friction between the two stems from arrest of jaywalking jogger

Fox 7 to launch 10 p.m. newscast
Austin’s already competitive 10 p.m. news landscape is heating up. Fox-owned KTBC will debut a 30-minute newscast in that time slot weeknights this fall.

Diario de El Paso editor resigns, cites family dispute
Ivan Rodriguez Fierro, the editor of El Diario de El Paso, has resigned his position at El Paso's Spanish-language daily.


Former KHOU 11 reporter Brad Woodard has died
Former KHOU 11 reporter Brad Woodard leaves many friends and fans; plus a great body of TV work

Long Time WOAI Talk Host Wiglesworth Dies
Carl Wiglesworth, who was a talk show host on Newsradio 1200 WOAI for two decades and helped create the conservative talk radio format which became standard in AM radio, has died at the age of 73, family members tell WOAI.


Longtime KTRK abc13 employee Ted Markus is leaving the TV world for a gig with Insperity as a Creative Marketing Writer and Producer.

- Mary Benton is leaving KPRC 2
- Texas Radio Hall of Fame for 2014 inductees
- Katherine Whaley leaving KHOU 11
- Mike Garber new KTVT - KTXA news director

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