BREAKING

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Texas TV news and radio job moves August 2019


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DALLAS - FORT WORTH

40-year DFW TV-radio host Jody Dean to leave 98.7 FM KLUV weekend shows: ‘I’m not retiring.’

WFAA promoted Leslie McCardel to executive news director. She succeeds Carolyn Mungo who was promoted VP-station manager.

Demetria Obilor’s tenure as traffic reporter for WFAA8’s Daybreak will be ending after October.

NBC 5 KXAS consumer investigative reporter Samantha Chatman joins WLS 7 Chicago to cover consumer issues for the station's weekday morning newscasts.

NBC 5 KXAS reporter Alice Barr joins NBC News Channel as a Correspondent based in DC.
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Reporter Yona Gavino is no longer with CBS11 KTVT.

CBS11 KTVT has hired Brooke Katz as the station’s Saturday evening/late night news anchor and reporter.

Terrance Friday joins KDFW-TV/FOX 4 on Sept. 3 as a reporter/anchor from WJTV Jackson, Miss. He will anchor Good Day Saturday and Sunday and report for Good Day three days a week.

ALT 103.7 KVIL has parted ways with morning host JENN MARINO.

KVUE Reporter Jay Wallis joins WFAA as a reporter.

Victor "Tito" Caballero promoted to Program Director for KZEP 104.5 FM Latino Hits.

Kidd Kraddick Co-Host Kellie Rasberry Receives 2019 MIW Airblazer Award.

Nexstar Names Susan Tully local Content SVP.



HOUSTON

Community Liaison for the city of Houston's Mayor's Office, Jack Valinski, has been named the Interim General Manager of 90.1 FM KPFT.

MIX 96.5 KHMX morning host Sarah Pepper returns to Evansville, Indiana to WSTO Hot96.

Houston Chronicle reporter Mike Glenn joins the Natonial Security Team at The Washington Times.

Longtime 93Q KKBQ DJ Cactus Jack has reportedly left the station according to social media posts from current and former co-workers.

San Francisco Chronicle breaking news reporter Gwendolyn Wu joins the Houston Chronicle.

FOX 26 KRIV Assignment Editor Henry Howell joins Lone Star College as Communications Manager.

Houston History Bus tours founder starts The Houston Hour with Mister McKinney and Catherine Anspon on KPFT 90.1 FM every Thursday afternoon from 3 to 4 pm.

Former KXXV 25 Waco, Temple Killeen news director Charlie Haldeman joins abc13 KTRK as Senior Manager of Digital Content.

KHOU's Brandon Scott leaves to become SportsRadio 610 KILT's Houston Digital Content Coordinator.

Samantha Olivo Given joins the 104.1 KRBE Roula and Ryan show as a producer.

- Katherine Whaley has her baby
- Deneige Broom leaves FOX 26 KRIV
- 104 KRBE's Freddy Cruz authors "When America Fell Silent"
- Josh Marshall to leave KHOU 11
- Wendy Granato named KTRK President and General Manager
- Art Rascon hospitalized
- Ryan Korsgard joins Million Air Austin
- Daniel Gotera encounters shooting scene
- Lisa Vaughn has her baby
- Natasha Geigel OK after medical procedure
- Janet Shamlian joins CBS News as Houston-based correspondent
- Cathy Hernandez baby gender reveal
- Samica Knight returns to work
- Xavier Walton joins KHOU as morning anchor; Lisa Hernandez moves
- Dominique Sachse shows how to pose for the camera
- Lee Meier named FOX 26 KRIV assistant news director
- Lainie Fritz to leave KPRC 2
- TX Radio Hall of Famer on new Houston online station
- Chris Costa joins KHOU 11
- 2019 Lone Star SPORTS EMMY Awards Show winners
- Leslie Adami named KIII Corpus Christi evening anchor
- "Red, White & Blue" and "Party Politics" return with new co-hosts
- Anoushah Rasta gets married
- John Donnelly to leave FOX 26
- Six degrees of separation Houston TV style
- Shelley Childers baby gender reveal
- Tommy Tutone dials up 867-5309 sing along on FOX 26
- Natasha Barrett joins the Memorial Hermann Health System
- Courtney Zavala experiences one "extreme" weather forecast
- TV anchors named "Top 30 Influential Women of Houston"
- Roxann Fisher joins KAVU Victoria as news director
- Why In-N-Out Burger has been slow to open in Houston
- Matt Dougherty is a dogged reporter
- KStar Country 99.7 FM
- 'Jeopardy' is moving on abc13 KTRK



SAN ANTONIO

Max Massey has been promoted to KSAT 12 "Good Morning San Antonio Weekend" co-anchor alongside Stephanie Serna and meteorologist Sarah Spivey.

Rob Roberts to program KONO-FM, KSMG.

Patty Santos renews her contract with KSAT in San Antonio as a lead night side Reporter and fill-in Anchor.
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AUSTIN

John-Carlos Estrada joins KEYE as weekday morning news anchor from WINK News Fort Myers/Naples.

KTHV Little Rock morning meteorologist Mariel Ruiz joins KVUE in the same position.

WNCN CBS 17 Raleigh, Durham sport anchor/reporter Jeff Jones joins KVUE.

Programming staff shuffle at KUTX/Austin.

Dave Froehlich signs a new agreement at KTBC, the Fox O & O in Austin, Texas where he is a Morning Anchor.
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AROUND TEXAS

Telemundo 48 San Jose adds sports anchor Carlos Yustis from Telemundo 40 McAllen.

Estephany Escobar joins as a Reporter/MMJ at Spectrum Charlotte from a Reporter/MMJ at KXXV in Waco, TX.
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Newscenter 25's Sports Director Don Brubaker celebrates 35 years at KAVU.

Hunter Sowards jumps 80 markets joining KUSI in San Diego from KTRE in Tyler, Texas.
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REMEMBERING

Former KTSA-A & KTFM/San Antonio PD And Radio Consultant Lee Randall Passes On.

Luke Raphael Laufenberg, youngest son of Babe and Joan Laufenberg, died on Thursday, Aug. 22nd, of cancer.



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