Thursday, September 01, 2016

Texas TV & radio job moves August 2016


WFAA 8's Shelly Slater leaving as anchor to spend more time with children.

Mike Garber out as CBS11 KTVT news director.

WFAA's Carla Wade joins KTNV.

NBC 5 KXAS adds Wayne Carter to its consumer investigative unit from WREG Memphis.

NBC 5 KXAS has hired Larry Collins from WBFF in Baltimore.

Homa Bash is leaving WEWS in Cleveland to work at KXAS in Dallas.

Reporter Philip Townsend leaving WFAA 8 for return to WVEC Norfolk, VA.

CBS11 KTVT adds Brittany Jeffers to reporting team.

WFAA 8 Producer Amanda McNew leaves to become Grapevine PD Media Manager.


Bill Worrell planning retirement, Craig Ackerman to take over road TV duties.

Univision-owned KXLN Houston (DMA 10) has added meteorologist Anthony Ortíz Rodríguez to its news team.

Former KPRC 2 weekend sports anchor Simone Eli joins The Steve Shannon morning show with Simone Eli on Tuscaloosa, Alabama's 95.3 THE BEAR mornings 5-10am.

Former SportsRadio 610 KILT morning host Josh Innes out at 94.1 Sportsradio WIP.

Phaedra Cook will soon be the former Houston Press food editor.

- KPRC 2 Houston Life anchors Derrick Shore and Jennifer Broome
- Phil Archer hits 40 years at KPRC 2
- Dave Ward to move on from abc13 KTRK
- Jace Larson leaving KPRC 2
- Blake Mathews joins KHOU 11 weather
- Dave Ward on KTRK abc13: "They seemed like they really wanted me to make my exit."
- Josh Marshall joins KHOU 11
- Lance Roberts Radio Show Moves to Mornings on AM 700-KSEV
- Michael Saunders named 93.7 KQBT The Beat program director; Urban Brand Coordinator
- Susan Schiller named FOX 26 KRIV news director
- Jason Miles joins KHOU 11
- Keli Rabon joins KHOU 11
- Paul Pendergraft retires from News 88.7 KUHF


Brian Alonzo, meteorologist/weather and Traffic producer for KSAT-TV, has become the Weekend Meteorologist for KETK-TV/KFXK-TV in Tyler, TX.


Joe Barlow named The CW Austin entertainment reporter.

Former KPRC 2 EP (current KVUE assistant news director) Jenelle Shriner named news director at KPLC Lake Charles, La.


KLBK Lubbock sports reporter/anchor Gene Dumont moves to become a sports reporter for Razorback Nation.

KETK Tyler anchor/reporter Brittni Thomason leaves to become a reporter at KWCH 12 Wichita, Kansas.

After 20 years on the Nightbeat, News Channel 25 KXXV’s Ann Harder stepped down as the 10 p.m. news anchor. Harder will continue to co-anchor the 5 p.m. and the 6 p.m. newscast.

Tashara Parker has been hired by TEGNA-owned Tyler, Texas, CBS affiliate KYTX as an evening anchor.

KCBD Channel 11 Lubbock Weather Anchor/Reporter Niku Kazori joins WCBD Charleston, SC.

KFXK Tyler weekday morning anchor/reporter Kristen Chapman moves to WPEC West Palm Beach as a reporter/MMJ.

KYTX Tyler reporter Destiny McKeiver is leaving the station for WJXT Jacksonville.

David Tillery Named GM Of KTEN.


Galveston Daily News mourns death of Managing Editor Scott Williams.


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