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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

What happened to KTRK shooting suspect?, Austin anchor takes off and more

- Wanna be sexy like Houston TV news anchors?
- Steve Smith's Lone Star Emmy Awards tribute video
- WFAA promos: Dale Hansen vs fake Jerry & Ron Corning's Movember [VIDEO]
- Austin TV newscast opens from early 80s to present
- Watch This News Anchor Dance To T.I.’s ‘Where They At Doe’
- Weather Channel’s Mike Seidel was not caught with his pants down
- Reporter takes a licking and keeps on ticking
- Reporter Runs Red Light During Liveshot
- The story behind the KXVO Pumpkin Dance
- Hilarious kid completely owns weatherman's segment
- No camera, no problem going live
- Tom Brokaw breaks live studio rule
- Michael Quinn anchoring the KNWS 51 morning news in 1998
- Squatting on the Squatter
- Megyn Kelly slips up in an F-bomb manner on Fox News show's name

Cynthia Izaguirre on the record
WFAA's Cynthia Izaguirre on her biggest blooper, Ron Corning's antics.

It’s official
Texas Rangers moving radio broadcasts to 105.3 FM The Fan

Listen to an hour of KLIF from March 1968, when the Mighty 1190 was playing ‘the music that makes Dallas go ’round and ’round’
Today’s Dallas-radio flashback — as always, digitized and offered by the great George Gimarc — is a particularly special offering from the archives: close to an hour from The Mighty 1190′s broadcast night on March 28, 1968.

Television’s Life Lessons
Lots of life’s little instructions are learned over the span of a long TV career.

#6 Houston-Galveston TX
October 2014 Portable People Meter 6+ Mon-Sun, 6a-12mid (Updated: 10-27-14)
- Classic hip-hop goes ‘Boom’ in early ratings
- Radio One takes The “Boom” To Philadelphia

KTRK shooting suspect found not guilty
A woman who fired shots at Channel 13's studios has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.

93Q Country's Recipe For Successful Radio
According to the station, more than 1.3 million people listen to 93Q during an average week. This kind of success comes at a time when some people regard FM radio as passe, given the plethora of music-delivery options available to consumers, first with satellite radio and especially now that streaming services like Pandora and Spotify have also gained a foothold in the marketplace.

Former KUHF anchor is first licensed Uber driver
The first licensed Uber driver just happens to be an easily recognizable name and voice to longtime listeners of News 88.7 – Rod Rice.

Sam Morton Named VP, Dir./Sales For CBS Radio/Houston
CBS RADIO/HOUSTON has tapped SAM MORTON has been named VP, Dir./Sales for the six-station cluster which includes Hot AC KHMX, Sports KIKK-A, Country KILT, Sports KILT-A, Top 40 KKHH and Spanish KLOL. MORTON’s position is effective NOVEMBER 24th.

KSBJ Hires Troy West As New APD/MD
TROY WEST has been selected as the new APD/MD at KSBJ EDUCATIONAL Contemporary Christian KSBJ (89.3)/HOUSTON.

Disney sells KMIC Houston
Radio Disney has sold off the first of its pending 23 divestitures as it sells 1590 KMIC Houston to DAIJ Media for $3.2 million.

Houston Public Media’s Lisa Trapani Shumate elected to PBS board of directors by member stations across the country
Houston Public Media’s Executive Director and General Manager Lisa Trapani Shumate was recently elected to serve as a professional director on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) board of directors. Member stations from across the country cast their ballots in August to elect Shumate and two other first-time directors to the board.

Bianna Golodryga speaking in Houston
Bianna Golodryga is coming to #H-Town to speak at the 2015 Jewish Federation of Greater Houston COLLAGE Luncheon on Tues. Jan. 20 at the Westin Galleria. She's the former weekend co-anchor for Good Morning America Weekend and current Yahoo anchor for news and finance. If you'd like to attend, contact Susan Farb Morris, susan [@]

News 4 photographer competes in Ringside SA
News 4 photographer Fabian Juarez competed against District 8 councilman, Ron Nirenberg. Fabian won by technical knockout during the second round.

KEYE Anchor Deeda Payton Leaving TV News
Deeda Payton, anchor/reporter at Austin CBS affiliate KEYE, announced via Facebook she’ll be leaving the station–and television news at the end of the month.

The Texas Tribune is 5 years old and sustainable. Now what?
The Austin-based news nonprofit has success and a measure of stability with its business model, raising almost $27 million in its first five years. But now the Tribune has to figure out how it grows its audience outside the capitol
- Trib, Times Will End Partnership


Robert Paniagua joins Telemundo Houston KTMD as an assignments desk editor.

Sara Patterson is leaving KPRC's social media producer gig for life outside of TV.


Goodbye to a newsroom friend
Paula Blesener, a longtime staffer at the Waco Tribune-Herald succumbed to the cancer.

- Mike McGuff's diet challenge goal to be hot like Houston TV anchors
- Syan Rhodes upped to KPRC weekend anchor
- The media's report card on big stories
- Astroworld memories 1968-2005
- Jessica Holloway leaves KTRK abc13 for Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector office
- KHOU 11 crowns The Woodlands College Park High School Marching Band
- KTRK abc13 reporter claims assault by Dan Patrick supporters
- Angela Chen joins KTRK abc13
- Dave Ward to step down from KTRK ABC13's 10pm news

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