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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Texas TV news and radio job moves June 2019


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DALLAS - FORT WORTH

Reporter Steven Dial joins KDFW Dallas from reporter and fill-in anchor at KSHB Kansas City, Mo.

Veteran Dallas Morning News photojournalist Tom Fox said he thought he “was gone” when he hid in an alcove from a heavily armed masked man at the downtown federal courts building.

88.5 KCSN/Los Angeles interim PD/Director of Digital Integration Jeff Penfield has accepted a position with North Texas Public Broadcasting as Manager, Radio Operations at NPR affiliate 90.1 KERA and Triple A KXT/Dallas.

HOUSTON

Paul Gallant let go from SportsRadio 610 KILT.
- SportsRadio 610 KILT names Matthew Jarecki as 9-11p host from Northern Arizona University where he hosted on low-power student station KLJX-LP Flagstaff and sideline reporter for KAFF.

Houston Chronicle NFL columnist John McClain inducted into the second class of media voted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

TEGNA station WFAA photographer, Brandon Mowry, and KHOU (CBS) Kyle Porter, and John Sharify are bringing home honors after four NPPA Best of Photojournalism Awards.

Get2Know KPRC 2's Taisha Walker

Get2Know KPRC 2's Rose-Ann Aragon.

Liberty’s hometown radio station, KSHN 99.9 FM, has been purchased by Humble-based KSBJ.

Roula and Ryan Show Technical Producer Krystina Ramey is leaving the show.

FOX 26 KRIV photo-journalist Josh Reed leaves for a Seattle station.

abc13 KTRK editor Heikki Mikael Mustonen joins KVUE Austin as a photo journalist.


- Russ Lewis to anchor KHOU 4pm newscast
- Chita Craft announces second pregnancy
- Tropical Storm Allison KPRC 2 clips from 2001
- RadioGalveston launches online
- Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Houston/Galveston takes home three 40th Annual Telly Awards
-KPRC 2 weekend morning anchor Jacob Rascon's wife, Ashley, is pregnant with their fifth child
- Sara Donchey still loves Houston
- KPRC 2 reporter Brittany Jeffers announces first baby on the way
- Sophia Beausoleil is pregnant
- Owen Conflenti is adding to the family
- Dominique Sachse updates us on husband's terrible accident
- Yes, 7 KPRC babies are coming in 2019!
- KHOU 11 news director Sally Ramirez appears on Women on Deadline podcast hosted by Carolyn Hall and Sierra Starks
- Kaitlin Monte's baby is here
- Reporter/fill-in anchor Mycah Hatfield joins abc13 KTRK as reporter/MMJ from KJRH Tulsa, Oklahoma

SAN ANTONIO

Russell Rush, PD and afternoon drive time host on 96.1 Now in San Antonio, announced he has cancer.

Director David Hughes retires from KENS 5 Great Day SA.

AUSTIN

Leslie Rangel joins KTBC as ‘Good Day Austin’ anchor from evening anchor and reporter at KWKT Waco.

Boomtown 2040 is a year-long campaign by KVUE Austin, focusing on Central Texas growth.

After seven years at the Texas Tribune, political editor Aman Batheja joins the New York Times in DC.

- Brittany Glas ‏leaves KXAN, Mari Salazar joins KVUE

AROUND TEXAS

KAGS Chief Meteorologist Bob French announces his retirement after serving the Bryan/College Station community for nearly 30 years.

KAGS News names veteran TV manager Erin Wencl as News Director.

KCEN Waco reporter Emani Payne shares horrifying story about having gun pulled on her while on assignment alone in Killeen.

Jen Phillips has been named weekday evening anchor of KXII in Sherman, Texas.

News director Amie Hudspeth moves from KAVU Victoria to CNN Headline News as Script Supervisor.

REMEMBERING

John Walton of Houston and New Orleans' radio show Walton and Johnson dies

Chuck Scott, longtime Houston radio newscaster, dies at 76.

Bill Bragg, former voice of 'Big Tex,' dies at 72.



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