Monday, May 03, 2021

Texas TV news and radio job moves April 2021


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WATCH


DALLAS - FORT WORTH

Former DFW radio host, accused of sexual assault in March, charged with another sex crime

Lil D Exits KBFB (97.9 The Beat)/Dallas.

Cayman Kelly Becomes Imaging Voice For KKDA (K104)/Dallas & KZCE/Phoenix.



HOUSTON

Isiah Carey to executive produce new FOX show "Crazy Azz Criminals with Chuey Martinez of "Dish Nation."

Former 100.3 The Bull KILT assistant music director/mid-day host Erin Austin Named New Morning Co-Host At WMC-F (FM100)/Memphis.

Aaron Wilson Fired by Houston Chronicle over Deshaun Watson Radio Comments.

Sports Radio 610 KILT rolls to winter ratings book victory.

Shelby Webb named the renewable energy reporter for the Houston Chronicle.

Former Telemundo Houston anchor Paulina Sodi leaves the Telemundo network's “Un Nuevo Día.” 

Three area TV stations bring West African culture to Houston.

Houston rap legend Bun B launches 'Trill' new show on SiriusXM

Rod Ryan Reunites With Jason Ginty For 'Play Pants' Podcast.

Salem Houston Appoints Darren Ryder As GM As Chuck Jewel Retires.


SAN ANTONIO

KENS 5 investigative reporter Mariah Medina joins the San Antonio Police Department.

Cox Media Group has announced the promotion of  Keith Hastings as Director of Operations for its San Antonio cluster.


AUSTIN

KXAN’s Jim Spencer, David Yeomans win big awards from Austin Alliance for Women in Media.

KVUE's Tony Plohetski wins prestigious Hillman Prize for Javier Ambler II reporting.

Lucy 93.3 Austin Adds Ryan Seacrest & Mario Lopez.



AROUND TEXAS

Chip and Joanna Gaines buying Waco Tribune-Herald building for new Magnolia headquarters.
VIDEO: Joanna Gaines before HGTV's "Fixer Upper"

KLBK News Lubbock meteorologist Jacob Riley named chief.

Edgardo Sanabria named assistant news director for Telemundo 48 KTDO El Paso.

KPRF Drops A Bomb On Amarillo.

Beloved TV/Radio professor at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi set to retire.



REMEMBERING

KAKE Creative Services Director (formerly of KPRC 2) John Sweeney dies unexpectedly at age 45.

Dallas media personality, former FOX 4 weatherperson Jocelyn White dies at age 68.

Dallas-Fort Worth radio market's Bud Eldridge Buschardt Jr. passes away.





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