Texas TV news and radio job moves August 2018
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DALLAS - FOR WORTH

After 42-and-a-half years in television news — seven-and-half-years at WOWT-TV in Omaha, and nearly 35 here at WFAA – WFAA anchor John McCaa intends to retire in March of 2019.

Former WFAA 8 investigative reporter Brett Shipp is hoping to reinvent his wheelhouse after leaving the Dallas-based station late last year to run unsuccessfully for Congress.

WFAA 8 Sports broadcaster Dale Hansen, ‘a fat, white guy in a deep red state,’ is an unlikely liberal hero.

After joining Dallas-based Fox4 in June to replace Jenny Anchondo as the weekend Good Day anchor, Hanna Battah has been bumped up to weekday editions of the show.

It’s been an up and down ride for Laurie Passman, who was named D-FW-based CBS11 KTVT’s vice president and news director after being bypassed for that position in January 2017.

HOUSTON

Former Patriots linebacker Ted Johnson, a co-host of KILT's (610 AM) afternoon drive time sports talk program since 2014, departed the station.

Chris X Blayney named afternoon host of AM 700, KSEV 'The Voice of Texas' (Mon-Thurs 4-6pm).

Charese Fruge has been named URBAN ONE Top 40 Format Captain and will also handle PD duties for Top 40s KROI/HOUSTON and WNOW/INDIANAPOLIS.

Houston Chronicle Astros beat writer Jake Kaplan joins The Athletic.

KHOU 11 producer (former KTRK producer) Felicia Russell joins Ward PR.

Gonzalez hired at KPRC as social media producer.

Nick Wright will host an evening Sirius XM show on Mad Dog Radio, in addition to his work on “First Things First.”

- Doug Miller named Rice University director of news and media relations
- Telemundo Houston's Martín Berlanga to leave KTMD
- Butch Alsandor & Jorge Vargas to call TSU football on AT&T SportsNet
- Katherine Marchand joins abc13 KTRK
- 'Dave Ward's Houston' to launch on abc13 KTRK
- KPRC 2's new dog, Tex, joins Houston Life
- Sara Donchey has her baby
- Lina De Florias joins FOX 26
- Good news for Greg Bailey!
- abc13 KTRK to debut 3pm newscast
- KHOU 11 reveals what happened during Harvey evacuation
- Sherry Williams is leaving KHOU 11
- KHOU 11's Sherry Williams joins HISD

SAN ANTONIO

News 4 WOAI's David Chancellor is making the move from sports to become the station's morning co-anchor.
- Multiple exits, additions at News 4 WOAI, Fox 29 announced on social media

WOAI has named a permanent co-anchor for its 10 p.m. newscast - Irene Cruz.

KSAT12 to Expand Weekend News and Add "KSAT News at 9."

AUSTIN

Publisher Susie Biehle and Editor Debbie Hiott announced they are leaving the American-Statesman.

After 2 years away, former KVUE news boss returning to Austin.

AROUND TEXAS

KRBC Abilene Chief Meteorologist and Main Anchor Randy Turner to depart the station.

Former WSIL Southern Illinois anchor Dennis Turner resurfaces at KXXV Waco.

KGBT hires reporter Clara Benitez

REMEMBERING

Legendary abc13 KTRK weatherman Ed Brandon has died

Texas Monitor founder and longtime investigative journalist Trent Seibert dies




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