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Wednesday, February 01, 2023

Texas TV news and radio job moves January 2023

Texas media job moves January 2023

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Best TV News Bloopers January 2023


Mason exits HOT 93.3 KLIF DFW.

Adam Bomb adds mornings at Hot 93.3 KLIF.

Jeff Miles joins afternoons on 97.9 WRMF West Palm Beach.

Kelly Parker named VP/Sales for YEA Networks.

After 30 years with the company, WFAA Chief Editor Brian Hardcastle signs off.

KERA and WRR unveil permanent schedule for WRR 101.1 FM, featuring all classical music.

Tom Hanson beams into 100,000 homes across the US every night — all the way from Fort Worth.

Zaeem Shaikh joins the Dallas Morning News as a breaking news reporter.

Kylie Capps has re-upped as weekend morning meteorologist with FOX 4 KDFW.


Kyle Claude to serve in a newly created role as Executive Director of Marketing for Houston Public Media. In his new role, he will lead Houston Public Media as a Regional Digital Center of Innovation, a collaborative content partnership with PBS and PBS Digital Studios. He will also further organizational marketing efforts. Claude joined Houston Public Media as Executive Director of Content Operations in 2020.

A Legacy Worth Remembering: Happy 63rd Anniversary, Forward Times.

Geoff Blum, Todd Kalas, Julia Morales, Robert Ford, Steve Sparks, Francisco Romero, and Alex Treviño are all returning next season as the Houston Astros broadcasting team.

Houston Astros radio play-by-play announcer Robert Ford wins the National Sports Media Association 2022 Texas Sportscaster of the Year Award.

Rowdy Yates signs two new affiliates for 'The Rowdy Ride Home.'

The Amanda Seales Show joins 97.9 The Box KBXX Houston from 10am-2pm.

Raybin Dockery joins KPRC 2 as Morning Streaming Manager from the CW39 Houston KIAH assistant news director role. 

Erika Adolphus promoted to KPRC 2 Weekend Executive Producer.

Former Houston TV anchor Katie McCall joins News 12 Long Island as primary weekday evening anchor.

Producer John Carreon celebrates 26 years at abc13 KTRK.

E&E News hires Houston Chronicle reporter Shelby Webb to cover oil/gas.

Andrea Ball joins the Houston Chronicle as an investigative reporter from USA Today.

Lisa Gray returns to the Houston Chronicle as Op-ed editor from City Cast Houston.

Senior Reporter of Politics and Government at Houston Public Media, Andrew Schneider, has been selected as a 2023 Kiplinger Fellow.

Caroline Collins debuts on FOX 26 Houston
KHOU 11 names new weekend anchors
TJ Parker returns to Houston
Adam Krueger takes TikTok by storm and now its spreading
KPRC 2 dumps 4:30am newscast
Maggie Flecknoe returns to 'Houston Happens' with baby
Jonathan Bruce welcomes baby son
Freddy Oldenburg named Telemundo Houston KTMD VP of news
Brhe Berry leaves abc13 KTRK Houston
Jonathan Martin drawn by Nigerian artist
Rachel Briers gives birth to baby #2
Lauren Talarico makes KHOU 11 Houston changes
Courtney Zavala leaves Houston Life on KPRC 2
Caroline Collins talks TikTok advice
Where is Denise Middleton?
Chauncy Glover returns to abc13 Houston after nearly 4 month absence
Rita Garcia's baby is here
Jose Flores to lead Telemundo Houston KTMD
Gerzain Garcia, abc13 KTRK photog, needs your help!
Glenn L. Coleman promoted to Univision Houston President and General Manager
Katherine Whaley guest hosting "Houston Life" this week
Katelyn Maida gives birth
Former FOX 26 meteorologist Matt Lavine's new cartoon
Courtney Zavala's video after leaving Houston Life
Jose Griñan returns to FOX 26 Houston


Weekend Anchor/Investigative Reporter Tim Gerber celebrates 19 years with KSAT 12. 

Darian Trotter celebrates eight years with News 4 San Antonio/FOX 29 KABB.

‘Pedro al Aire’ Escalera named program director of “104.5 Latino Hits” KZEP.

Jim Lefko leaves News4 San Antonio - Fox29
Mario Orellana named KSAT San Antonio news director
KSAT 1985 news during 13.5″ San Antonio snow event
KSAT San Antonio's Greg Simmons arrested and charged for suspected DWI
Greg Simmons resigns from KSAT San Antonio


Meteorologist Zack Shields celebrates 23 years on FOX 7 KTBC.

Anchor Ashley Goudeau celebrates 11 years with KVUE 24.

CBS Austin Anchor/Meteorologist Allison Miller busts a move with her “Dance Forecasts.”

Former KROX Austin morning host Deb O’Keefe sues Waterloo Media.

From the 1970s through the 1990s, Dave Jarrott was a top-rated morning radio DJ on rock radio stations in Austin. Now, he's found a new calling.

Jeff Ward returns to host 11am-2pm Sports “ESPN 102.7” K274AX/KBPA-HD2.

George Preston named CEO of KMFA 89.5.

KUTX celebrates 10th birthday.

Briana Sanchez joins the Austin American-Statesman as Director of Photography.

 The Texas Tribune’s spring 2023 fellowship class has been announced.


KCBD Lubbock sports director Pete Christy signs a new three year contract extension.

Jimmy Kimmel mocks KVIA EL Paso with video of on-air screw up.

“Mix 92.5” KMWX Abilene flips to Texas/Red Dirt Country “92.5 The Ranch."

KTWF Wichita Falls and KHITS 95.5 KOME Granbury add 'The Jeremy Show.'

KWEL Midland-Odessa shuffles lineup.

Chad Vautherine joins KWTX 10 Waco-Temple-Killeen as a sports reporter/anchor.

Conor Bonfiglio joins KTEN Sherman as sports reporter/anchor.

25News KXXV Waco, Killeen, Temple nominated for a GLAAD Award.

Sandra Diaz leaves KFOX14 - CBS4 El Paso
Salina Madrid joins KFOX14 El Paso
Rusty Garrett's touching video message
Max Crawford welcomes baby
CBS19 KYTX Tyler debuts new set 2023
Katie Pratt promoted at FOX 51 - KETK Tyler
Shelby Mac joins WKRN Nashville


Randy Lemmon has died
Adam Bradshaw, KFDX ND Wichita Falls, has died
Dan Molina, former KPRC 2 and NBC correspondent, has died

Tino Saenz of KIII 3 News Corpus Christi has died.

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