Monday, November 04, 2019

Texas TV news and radio job moves October 2019


DALLAS - FORT WORTH

KXAS NBC 5 anchor Meredith Land will leave the 10 p.m. anchor chair.

Reporter Tim Ciesco leaving NBC5 as 2019 TV newsroom exodus continues.

Gilma Avalos Named WNBC Weekend Evening News Anchor.

FOX 4 KDFW promoted Blake Hanson to weekend evening anchor.

WFAA8 tabs Tashara Parker as Daybreak traffic anchor.

FOX 46 WJZY Charlotte reporter David Sentendrey leaves for FOX 4 KDFW.

DFW sports radio landscapes changes with departure of Ben and Skin from 105.3 The Fan KRLD.

KVIL (ALT 103.7)/Dallas MD Lindsey Martin Exiting November 15th To Join Atlantic Records.

Matt Yurus moves to Phoenix and joins KPNX as weekend anchor and reporter. He leaves KTVT in Dallas where he reported and was the first digital anchor for CBS. - Napoli

- WFAA morning anchors better know how to dance
- NBC 5 KXAS anchor Kris Gutierrez appears on "The Kelly Clarkson Show"


HOUSTON

Ken Hoffman gets up close and really personal with longtime Houston TV anchor Bill Balleza.

KHOU’s Big Lease – Plus a $10 Million Redo – Generates Upswing at Westheimer Office Tower.

San Antonio Express-News reporter Allie Morris will succeed Ryan Poppe on the Houston Chronicle's Texas Take podcast with Scott Braddock of The Quorum Report.

Former KPRC 2 anchor Irika Sargent has Hawaiian wedding.

MIX 96.5 KHMX host Lauren Kelly officially joins the KPRC Houston Life team.

90.1 FM KPFT has been broadcasting from Montrose for half a century.

Talk radio host Rick Kamla leaving SportsRadio 610.

Mike Snyder: I worry about the stories the Chronicle can no longer cover.

Maria Douglas Reeve will become The Houston Chronicle’s managing editor for content on Nov. 12. Mark Lorando, will become managing editor for audience on Oct. 29.

Alex Stuckey joins the Houston Chronicle investigative team.

Radio Ink’s 2019 Radio Wayne Local Sales Manager of The Year, from Cumulus’ KRBE in Houston, Tim Gratzer.

Night Host JC Exits 100.3 KILT The Bull.

Bryan Luhn joins KPRC as Executive Producer of Special Projects and Investigations. He left FOX 26 KRIV earlier this year where he was a senior executive producer.

- Melissa Wilson celebrates 19 years at FOX 26 KRIV
- Cynthia Cisneros announces retirement from abc13 KTRK
- Owen Conflenti is ruling TikTok
- Dominique Sachse celebrates 1 million subscribers with TODAY Show appearance
- Lizzo is a Houston success story!
- Dominique Sachse's Today Show appearance video
- Christine Noël engaged
- MaryAnn Martinez joins KPRC 2
- Houston TV stars support Crime Stoppers
- Chelsea Edwards joins FOX 26 KRIV
- Caitlin “CJ” Johnson joins The New 93Q KKBQ
- Chelsey Hernandez is engaged
- John Hannon named President and General Manager of Univision 45 Houston KXLN
- KPRC legendary anchor Bill Balleza to retire
- Jennifer Reyna is leaving KPRC 2
- Rachel Briers is expecting
- Brhe Berry is pregnant
- Jennifer Reyna breaks silence after leaving KPRC
- Lindsey Henry leaves FOX 26
- Tom Abrahams celebrates 20 years at abc13 KTRK
- Lisa Hernandez has her baby!


SAN ANTONIO

Vanessa Martin will permanently return to the traffic desk for both FOX-29 and WOAI.

KENS 5 reporter Adi Guajardo joins KMGH Denver.

Reporter David Caltabiano leaves WOAI and KABB for KTVK and KPHO Phoenix, AZ.


AUSTIN

Longtime NewsRadio KLBJ afternoon host Jeff Ward gone after 20 years on the air.

Josh French moves to KVUE in a digital position from Tulsa.

- Why is "Adios, Mofo" famous in Texas?


AROUND TEXAS

Joshua Eure joins KXXV Waco, Temple, Killeen as news director.

Alyssa Faykus joins the Brenham Banner Press as a reporter.

Florencia Giménez-Levit returns to Telemundo El Paso as weekday weather anchor.

Joey Carrera moves to KTVK Phoenix as a freelance reporter. Previously, he was weekend anchor and reporter at KVIA in El Paso. - Napoli


REMEMBERING

Country Radio Legend Bob Kingsley Dead at 80.



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