TV stations make meaningful contributions and connections in a variety of beneficial ways with their communities. Here’s a round-up of how some stations are helping and serving their communities.
KPRC’s Houston Life daytime lifestyle program, will be seen weekdays at 3 p.m. serving as the lead-in to KPRC 2 News at 4:00 p.m., starting Monday, Aug. 17. Co-hosted by Derrick Shore and former KPRC anchor Courtney Zavala, Houston Life features “honest and witty conversations about all things H-Town, including family, community, food, fashion, entertainment […]
Graham Media’s NBC affiliate KPRC Houston (DMA 8) has hired Lisa Hernandez to co-anchor KPRC 2 News Today with Owen Conflenti. Current plans have Hernandez on the air in early June. Hernandez is a familiar face in Houston; she was a KHOU anchor for eight years. She recently took time off after the birth of […]
Graham Media’s NBC affiliate KPRC Houston (DAM 8) has hired Houston-native Anavid Reyes to the KPRC 2 News Today team as traffic reporter/investigator. She will also be spearheading KPRC’s What’s Driving Houston mobility initiative. Reyes comes to KPRC from KVUE Austin, Texas, where she helped launch the traffic department and served as the station’s Daybreak morning […]
Jerry Martin, Graham Media-owned KPRC’s wry VP and GM in Houston, has a reluctant pragmatist’s approach to his station’s coronavirus pivot: “Keep playing the game like it’s going to get worse.” (Al Torres Photography)
Graham Media Group NBC affiliate KPRC Houston (DMA8) welcomes back a familiar face. Kris Gutierrez will join Dominique Sachse, Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley and Sports Director Randy McIlvoy to anchor the station’s 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts beginning March 30. Gutierrez will also anchor KPRC 2 News at 5PM with Lauren Freeman. Texas-born Gutierrez is […]
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Graham Media’s NBC affiliate KPRC Houston (DMA 7) has expanded its KPRC 2 News at 4 p.m., anchored by Keith Garvin and Christine Noël, to one full hour starting Monday, Sept. 23. The extended newscast will leadoff a two-and-a-half hour news block with KPRC 2 News at 4, KPRC 2 News at 5, NBC Nightly […]
Graham Media Group’s NBC affiliate KPRC Houston (DMA 7) has added Taniya Wright to its news department. She will join the station on Aug. 5 and take her place on the morning news desk next to co-anchor Owen Conflenti weekday mornings 4:30-7 and on the midday newscast weekdays at 11 a.m. to noon co-anchoring with Andy […]
TV stations owned by Graham Media, Nexstar and Weigel Broadcasting posted new job openings on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center last week in news and promotions for stations located in Houston, Grand Rapids, Milwaukee and San Antonio.
Graham Media’s NBC affiliate KPRC Houston (DMA 7) has appointed David Arkin its new director of digital and enterprise content. In this newly revamped role previously known as digital executive producer, Arkin will lead the digital team in the newsroom and be responsible for all other digital efforts and strategies including Houston Life, station promotions and […]
The effort of covering the historic storm fully tested Houston stations’ technological and logistical prowess and planning, while straining their human resources. With power and cable outages prevalent, the broadcasters also streamed their coverage continuously over Facebook Live so that folks with a charged smartphone could watch, too. Above, KHOU broadcast news temporarily from the facilities of noncommercial KUHT.