BREAKING

Friday, February 01, 2019

Texas TV news and radio job moves January 2019


DALLAS - FORT WORTH

FOX 4 KDFW reporter Brandon Todd has been named a co-anchor of “Good Day.” (Video)

Weekday morning anchor Marc Fein is exiting NBC5.

Todd Unger, reporter and fill-in anchor for WFAA/Channel 8 since January 2013, announced he's leaving the station.

WFAA 8 afternoon meteorologist Colleen Coyle announced she will be off the air for six weeks as she adopts a foster child.

WFAA 8 sports anchor Dale Hansen to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Radio Television Digital News Association.

The Dallas Morning News announced it was laying off 43 staffers, 20 in its newsroom.

Entercom/Dallas Names Mary Rogers VP/Director Of Sales.

HOUSTON

KHOU 11 Director of Digital Media Christine Di Stadio has been promoted to Digital Sales Manager at KHOU 11.

KPRC 2 producer Brenda Carden has moved to NBC10 WCAU Philadelphia.

FOX 26 KRIV senior executive producer Bryan Luhn leaves TV to join Myriad Global Media.

abc13 KTRK broadcast systems specialist Chris Silva becomes sister-station WPVI Philadelphia's Executive Director of Technology.

Dallas Morning News culture critic Chris Vognar announced he is taking a job at the Houston Chronicle starting in March. (Thanks Susan Farb Morris)

Nick Anderson, former political cartoonist of the Houston Chronicle, is now the Senior Communications Specialist for Government Relations in the Houston Mayor's office.

Houston Press gives Best of Houston® 2019: Best Radio News to Houston NPR affiliate KUHF 88.7 FM.

KFNC (ESPN 97.5)/Houston Ups A.J. Hoffman To PD

Armen Williams Named PD At KILT-A (SportsRadio 610)-KIKK-A (CBS Sports Radio 650)/Houston.

Mix 96.5 KHMX creator and veteran radio programmer Guy Zapoleon Decides On Semi-Retirement.

- Houston anchor desk replacements in 2019?
- Houston TV anchors defend Erica Simon
- Grego joins 95.7 The Spot KKHH
- Cheryl Mercedes joins KHOU 11
- Ryan Korsgard is leaving KPRC 2
- Travis Herzog new abc13 KTRK chief meteorologist; Elita Loresca to mornings
- David Tillman named Chief Forecaster for abc13 KTRK
- Craig Roberts remembers times at KPRC 2
- Bob Nicholas remembers times at KPRC 2
- Linda Lorelle remembers her time at KPRC 2
- Kaitlin Monte announced baby #2
- Jan Carson remembers her times at KPRC 2
- Ron Trevino wins the #10YearChallenge
- Mark Medici Promoted to President of the Houston Chronicle
- Former KPRC 2 anchor Sara Donchey joins KCBS 2 and KCAL 9 in LA
- Dave Ward named Houston media icon
- Katherine Whaley is expecting
- Is that Pete Holmes or KHOU's Brooks Garner?
- Former Houston TV reporter to shutter news site
- KHOU 11 appears ready for its new home
- FOX 26 KRIV anchor Jonathan Martin shows off dance moves
- Jessica Willey is one reporter on the move
- Tom Koch and Melanie Lawson make appearance on 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire'
- The abc13 KTRK baby boom of 2019
- Phil Archer recalls being stabbed in the 1978 Moody Park riots
- Rock 97.5 KIOL debuts on this day in 2005
- Vincent Crivelli joins KPRC 2
- Is my professor a Houston TV meteorologist?
- Sharron Melton and Casey Curry share the TV screen again on CW39 KIAH Moring Dose

SAN ANTONIO

Telemundo 60 KVDA San Antonio sports anchor Luis Ortiz joins Telemundo Houston.

KENS 5 Reporter Marvin Hurst Talks About Throat Cancer Diagnosis.

It was a fairy tale come true for KENS 5 anchor Sarah Forgany as she and new husband said "I do" earlier this month.

Former San Antonio news anchor Sarah Lucero to be guest GM for River City Wrestling.

AUSTIN

Gary Dinges, reporter/columnist/editor/digital editor for the Austin American-Statesman, has been promoted to the Director of National Content & Video for GateHouse Media.

AROUND TEXAS

Joe Gumm becomes main anchor of KXXV 25 Waco, Temple, Kileen from WTSP Tampa.

KBMT 12News Beaumont news director Paul Bergen has been promoted to president and general manager of the combined ABC-NBC affiliates KBMT and KJAC.

Tim Thomas joins KWES as president-GM of the NBC-CW-Telemundo affiliate in Midland-Odessa from WXIA Atlanta.

For the 3rd Best Person in TV News for 2018, FTV names KWTX Waco Anchor Tara Mergener.

Paula Divello Named VP/MM For Cumulus Abilene.

KGBT's Zoltan Csanyi has left to become news director at KYTX Tyler.

KVII reporter Lia Kamana opened up about her own arrest back in October.

REMEMBERING

Former Chronicle reporter Al Reinert, co-writer of ‘Apollo 13’ script, dead at 71.

Doug Johnson of KPRC has died. (video tribute)

KVII AM Director Malcolm Montgomery died while working on the morning newscast.
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