Thursday, January 19, 2017

Rucks Russell leaves KHOU 11

After a decade plus, KHOU 11 reporter Rucks Russell leaves TV for new chapter

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Reporter Rucks Russell has worked at KHOU 11 so long, that at the time of his Houston arrival, I wasn't even blogging that seriously about the comings and goings of TV reporters!

Good thing Isiah "Factor" Carey wrote a post about Russell's arrival back in 2006.

Tonight we learn that Russell is leaving the TV news world for something just as high-profile in its own way. According to a tweet, Russell reveals he will be the new Communications Director for U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee in Washington DC.

According to his bio, Russell also worked in Raleigh, N.C., Richmond, Va., Washington, D.C., Orlando, Fla., and Roanoke, Va.

He received his bachelor's degree in journalism from Rider University in Lawrenceville, N.J. He also studied abroad in Besancon, France.

KHOU reporter Grace White gave Russell a big cookie send off.

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- Jacqueline Crea to exit KHOU 11

(Thanks Taylor)

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