Gannett-owned CBS affiliate KHOU Houston (DMA 10) said Wednesday that Darby Douglas will return to report the traffic on KHOU 11 News This Morning, from 4:30-7 a.m., beginning in early July. Douglas has more than 28 years of radio and television experience, most recently as assistant director of operations/Houston at Total Traffic Network. Douglas is […]
How a ride for a story subject from a reporter at the Houston CBS affiliate has some other journalists seeing red.
Belo Corp.’s CBS affiliate KHOU Houston (DMA 10) has hired veteran sports broadcaster Bob Allen as weekday sports anchor. For nearly four decades, Allen has covered Houston local sports as well as professional events. Allen’s return to Houston television follows his departure from KTRK in January, where he was sports director since 1974. Allen says […]
Belo’s CBS affiliate KHOU Houston (DMA 10) announced Friday that veteran meteorologist David Paul has been promoted to the role of chief meteorologist effective immediately. Paul joined KHOU in 1996 and became a part of the morning routine for many viewers as the weekday morning meteorologist for more than 15 years. Paul can currently be […]
The Belo CBS affiliate in Houston promotes him from director of local sales.
CBS affiliate KHOU Houston (DMA 10) is adding Mia Gradney as the station’s newest reporter. A Houston native and Emmy-winning journalist, Gradney previously worked in the market as a main anchor, reporter, host and producer at KIAH. Gradney has covered a wide range of stories over the years, from hurricanes to Hollywood premieres. “Mia’s credentials […]
Belo CBS affiliate KHOU Houston announced that reporter Courtney Zubowski will join the station’s investigative unit, the I-Team, on July 1. Zubowski joined KHOU in January 2008. Prior to that, Zubowski worked at Belo sister station KTVK Phoenix and at KFDM Beaumont, Texas. Zubowski joins investigative reporters Jeremy Rogalski, who has been with KHOU for over […]
The Belo CBS affiliate is teaming with CultureMap to beef up its newscasts and expand its digital offerings through links to CultureMap content.
Social networking is the most popular online activity worldwide. It’s big and only getting bigger each day as a place where consumers engage, share, interact, shop and consume news and information. Despite all the efforts put behind building and creating social channels, few have been able to generate significant revenue, but the payoff is coming as businesses engage fans and convert customers.
Mike Smith joins the CBS affiliate as director of local programming and production, while Dale Lockett is promoted to director of creative services and community marketing.
Belo’s Houston CBS affiliate has embedded Facebook and Twitter features into its iPad news app, giving users a full mobile social media experience and enticing them to stay with the app much longer than the average three-minute visit.
Belo-owned CBS affiliate KHOU Houston (DMA 10) announced Wednesday that Rekha Muddaraj will join the KHOU 11 news team in January as weekend co-anchor alongside Vicente Arenas. She will also report during weekday newscasts. Muddaraj comes to KHOU from KFMB San Diego, where she has been an anchor and reporter since 2007. Prior to that, […]
Meteorologists in the hurricane-prone Gulf and Atlantic coastal areas say they’re conscious of the power they wield and try to be careful with it, realizing the profound impact severe weather news and related promotion can have not only on people, but also on local economies. They also stress the importance of social media as an adjunct to broadcasting, contending that in a weather emergency, television screens are not the only place that citizens will be looking for critical information. This is the third in a series of articles that will appear this week and that collectively constitute a TVNewsCheck Special Report on Severe Weather News. The first two stories in the series are below.
The Belo CBS affiliate will launch the new afternoon newscast on Aug. 1 with anchor Len Cannon and weather with Chita Johnson.
Christine DiStadio, KHOU Houston director of digital media, told attendees at the Borrell Associates Local Online Advertising Conference that having the ability to help clients tie together online, mobile and social media in a way that has meaning for them is key to her TV station’s success in the digital space.
Belo CBS affiliate KHOU Houston (DMA 10) said today that it is “the first station in Houston to offer an interactive television widget for Internet-connected TV sets using the Yahoo! Widget Engine.” “The new KHOU widget will be distributed to millions of Internet-connected devices on the Yahoo! Connected TV platform around the world,” said Susan […]
Philip Bruce, NPR’s deputy national editor, is returning to Houston to head news opreations at the Belo CBS affiliate.