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Friday, December 03, 2021

Texas TV news and radio job moves November 2021

Texas TV news and radio job moves November 2021


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TAB Launching Statewide Broadcast News Awards Program - Successor to Texas AP Awards, Entry Window Opens Jan. 3.

2021 Lone Star EMMY winners
Texas 2021 NAB Marconi Radio Awards Winners

DALLAS - FORT WORTH

Univision promotes Calixto Gonzalez to vice president of news at KUVN Dallas from assistant news director role at Univision’s KWEX San Antonio.

Anchors at FOX 4 KDFW celebrated getting new duratran backgrounds on its 15-year-old set.

How WFAA’s Marc Istook Does the Holidays.

KCBI/Dallas-Ft. Worth Taps Sonny Delfyette For PM Drive.

CUMULUS MEDIA Signs New Deal With Mark “Hawkeye” Louis, Longtime DFW Morning Personality on New Country 96.3/KSCS-FM.
- KSCS (New Country 96.3)/Dallas' Mark 'Hawkeye' Louis Will Host New Podcast, 'Hawkeye On Hawkey

Former TV anchor Brendan Higgins among 9 suing over alleged priest sex abuse.

DFW teacher moonlights as online journalist hoping to inspire his students.

Audacy Makes Alternative Lineup Changes In Dallas & Kansas City As Klein & Ally Go Back To Los Angeles Only.

Former DFW radio host indicted on sexual assault charge from New Year’s Eve party.

North Texas Radio Host Gets 3 Life Prison Terms for Targeting Listeners in Scheme.

D Magazine Booted off Grocery Store Magazine Rack.

Nick Starling joins CBS 11 KTVT DFW
Natalie Solis leaves FOX 4 KDFW
David Goins joins NBC 5 KXAS
Kalee Dionne to leave WFAA Dallas
WFAA 8's Chris Lawrence interviews Santa Claus


HOUSTON

Freddy Cruz Exits Middays At KRBE/Houston After 21 Years.

Hulu Pulls abc13 KTRK ‘Astroworld: Concert From Hell’ Documentary After Backlash 

Mitchell Zevallos joins Telemundo Houston KTMD as an MMJ.

KPRC 2 sports journalist Alex Radow leaves to join the Angleton School District as their Multimedia Coordinator.

Landry Locker Takes Something From Everyone.

VMG Announces Sale of the Houston Press.

Cox Media Group Houston Names Melissa Rivera Integrated Sales Manager.

Former abc13 KTRK reporter Foti Kallergis becomes Director of Public Relations and External Communications at Comcast from Director of Communications and Public Relations for Houston Airports, the City of Houston's Department of Aviation.

Tom Zizka enters into a new contract with FOX 26 KRIV.

Click2Houston.com wins EPPY Awards.

According to social media, Moriah A. Ballard leaves abc13 KTRK to go across the street to KPRC 2 to become a digital producer.

SportsMap Radio Launching 'Fred Nation.'

Kyle King joins 104.1 KRBE as part-time on air talent. 

Daniella Guzman rejoins KPRC 2
Patrina Adger joins abc13 KTRK
Dave Froehlich joins KHOU 11
Addison Green leaves KHOU 11
Tom Koch shaves his mustache!
Rilwan Balogun joins KPRC 2
Justin McKee is HPM's New Director of Creative Services
Kevin Lightfoot joins WCBS NY as assistant news director
Brian Shannon returns to Houston at KHOU
Houston's SuiteRadio racking up affiliates
Laurie Johnson-Ramirez promoted to HPM news director
Dave Strickland & Rod Ryan honored by Houston Children’s Charity
Fmr. Houston TV producer talks hyperlocal news
89.3 KSBJ Recognizes Outstanding Service with Community Impact Awards
Dave Ward honored by Houston Police Foundation
Houston TV getting ATSC 3.0 December 2021
Maggie Flecknoe is married
Charly Edsitty in “Our America: Indigenous and Urban”
Vida Unida to debut on 91.7FM Houston
Broadcast Bulletin TV News podcast launches in November
Tom Abrahams is in the top 10!
Former KPRC reporter talks "Disrupting The News"
Houston TV traffic anchors battle over METRO buses
Larry Weidman: From KPRC 2 to NBC News


SAN ANTONIO

Emily Baucum is officially the permanent Sunday evening newscast anchor for News 4 SA WOIA and FOX 29 KABB.

Morgan Burrell announces she is leaving News 4 San Antonio and KABB FOX 29 News San Antonio where she has worked as multimedia journalist for the last two years.

Why KENS 5's Vinnie Vinzetta makes helping foster children a priority.

Leigh Munsil, an editor at CNN Politics, has been named the next editor-in-chief of the nonprofit San Antonio Report, succeeding founding Editor Robert Rivard.

Alek Halverson named PD, KJ97/San Antonio.

Deborah Knapp steps back from KENS 10pm, anchors 5pm
Sarah Forgany talks KENS 5 career and baby life
Audrey Castoreno named KENS 5 noon and 4pm anchor
Leigh Waldman joins KSAT San Antonio
Alanna Sarabia is married
Sarah Duran joins KENS 5
Ryan Shoptaugh joins KENS 5 San Antonio


AUSTIN

KXAN's Britt Moreno, Robert Hadlock discuss journalism with Nightly News' Lester Holt.

Stef Manisero leaves Spectrum Austin, where she was a sports anchor and MMJ, returning to New York as a Spectrum NY1 MMJ.

“Texas Standard’s” Joy Diaz turns the page on her journalism career to start a new season of public service.

Christopher Nunley, Ph.D. joins KVUE Austin
Dominique Newland joins KVUE
Daranesha Herron promoted to KVUE anchor
Tori Larned leaves KVUE Austin
Kelly Saberi joins FOX Austin
KVUE Austin gives thanks


AROUND TEXAS

400 Consecutive Football Broadcasts for "Voice of the Baylor Bears" John Morris.

Fidel Moreno-Meza joins KDBC CBS 4 El Paso as morning reporter.

Diana Maldonado joins CBS4/NBC23 KVEO Rio Grande Valley as assistant news director after working in newspapers for nearly 15 years. 

KCEN 6 News' Kris Radcliff named best local TV personality.

KCEN Holds Veterans Day Fundraiser For Fort Hood USO.

CBS19 KYTX in Tyler Sports Director Johnny Congdon returning to Alabama to work for ABC 33/40 WBMA as a Sports Reporter Birmingham.

CUMULUS MEDIA Appoints Nadia Cowart as Digital Sales Manager for Beaumont/Lake Charles.

CBS7 KOSA Odessa’s Joshua Skinner has been promoted to weekday anchor.

Tyler, TX AM-Translator Combo Sold.

Trevor Thompson joins KTSM 9 News El Paso
Texas Country Reporter host Bob Phillips celebrates 50 years
Texas TEGNA stations make major changes November 2021
WTAW College Station celebrates 100th anniversary of first play by play US broadcast
Stephania Martinez joins KMID
Amanda Atwell to leave KVEO Local 23/CBS 4 RGV
Greg McAlister named GM KCBD-KLCW Lubbock
DeJonique Garrison leaves 12News KBMT Beaumont


REMEMBERING

KUT/Austin Weekend Host, Veteran Commercial And Sports Producer Bill Harwell Dies.





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