To be sure, Houston is in a good place these days. The oil industry that fuels the local economy is on solid footing and the region for years has worked to diversify its business portfolio, with the likes of health care, aerospace and the legal profession growing. And the competition among stations for news audiences is robust. ABC owns KTRK and Graham Media has NBC affiliate KPRC. Fox owns KRIV-KTXH, and Tegna has CBS outlet KHOU. Univision owns KXLN and Telemundo holds KTMD.
KTXH, KRIV, KIAH, KFTH, KXLN, KTRK, KPRC, KHOU, KTMD and KUHT are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.
Tegna’s CBS Affiliate KHOU Houston today named Jennifer Reyna to its morning news team. She brings more than 15 years of experience of Houston traffic knowledge to the KHOU 11 team. Reyna joins meteorologist Chita Craft and anchors Stephanie Simmons and Kimberly Davis weekday mornings from 4:30 to 7 a.m. beginning Nov. 1. “We are […]
Responsive and responsible news coverage, marketing that highlighted its on-air talent, new news franchises and a deep freeze lifted KHOU late news to the top during the February ratings period.
Liz Roldan becomes news director, Stuart Boslow is innovation director while Randy Klein is tapped for digital director at Tegna’s CBS Houston affiliate.
Executive News Director Sally Ramirez will leave Tegna’s CBS affil KHOU Houston at the end of the summer, according to an internal memo from President and General Manager Robert Springer.
Tegna’s KHOU surprised eight Houston area nonprofits with community grants of $11,000 each at the station. The representatives were there thinking they were to attend a meeting.
The Tegna-owned CBS affiliate began broadcasting from 43,000 square feet of space on Feb. 17. The two-and-a-half floors include a large, flexible studio space, two control rooms, edit suites and a multiplatform live desk where journalists produce for both KHOU’s on-air newscasts and its various digital platforms.
KHOU has been in a temporary studio since the station lost its building to Hurricane Harvey. But the Tegna station in Houston is making strides towards settling into a permanent new home. On Friday, the station debuted its new Avenida studio in downtown Houston.
Tegna taps the KUSA executive to succeed the retiring Susan McEldoon as head of its CBS affiliate in Houston next year.
Tegna CBS affiliate KHOU Houston (DMA 7) has solved its headquarters problem caused by Hurricane Harvey, signing a lease for 43,000 square feet of space at 5718 Westheimer in Houston. KHOU will occupy three floors that will include two studios, two control rooms, an open collaboration space for all content producing departments, technical operations, sales and […]
She joined the Tegna Houston CBS affiliate in 2004 as sales director and moved into the GM slot in 2007.
They are KNXV Phoenix (Scripps), KARE Minneapolis (Tegna), KHOU Houston (Tegna), KNTV San Francisco (NBC) and WITI Milwaukee (Tribune). Also winning awards are ABC News, CBS News and PBS, plus Netflix, HBO and National Geographic Networks. The awards will be presented on Jan. 16, 2018.