Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Houston TV & radio job moves

What went down in the Houston media job scene while I was on my blogging break

Qui West leaves 97.9 The Box KBXX
Qui West in his first interview since his departure from 97.9 The Box, he talks his new projects, his podcast “Qui West Uncut."

This actually just happened...WBRZ news producer Brittany Rivas Aucion is heading to KHOU for the same job she announced on Twitter.

Charlotte ND Returning to Houston, WWOR Station Manager to Help Out in Interim
WJZY-WMYT news director Geoff Roth has announced he’s leaving the Charlotte FOX owned station and going back to KRIV in Houston. Face it, Houston is better than anyplace else.

Michael Shiloh Named News Dir./Morning Drive At Salem Radio's Houston Cluster
MICHAEL SHILOH been named News Dir./morning drive for SALEM RADIO’s cluster of News-Talk KNTH (1070 THE ANSWER)/HOUSTON, Christian teaching KKHT (100.7)/HOUSTON and Business News KTEK (1110) /HOUSTON.

KPRC's Joe Campos retires
He was at KPRC 2 since 1974, and now photographer Joe Campos has retired.

The Houston Chronicle names a senior editor
Maria Carrillo has been named the Sunday senior editor and a senior editor of enterprise at the Houston Chronicle.

Jessica Holloway lands KTRK abc13 reporter gig
Former KVUE 24 reporter/fill-in anchor Jessica Holloway starts reporting at KTRK abc13.

James Starks
James Starks
James Starks joins KPRC 2 as sports anchor/reporter
James Starks comes to KPRC 2 as a sports anchor/reporter from WLTX Columbia, South Carolina.

Don Kobos retires from KTRK abc13
Assistant news director and former reporter Don Kobos to retire from KTRK abc13.

Wendy Granato is KTRK abc13 news director
Wendy Granato gets newly expanded role of KTRK abc13 Vice President of News and Digital Content.

KTRK abc13 EP Jerry Vazquez to be KTMD news director
From KTRK to KTMD, executive producer Jerry Vazquez becomes Vice President of News.

Amanda Perez leaves KPRC 2 for Fort Bend ISD
KPRC 2 reporter Amanda Perez will graduate to the PIO world at FBISD.

Steve Fixx leaves Houston radio
Former 93.7 The Arrow and Rock 101 KLOL DJ Steve Fixx leaves radio world.

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