Fox-owned KRIV Houston (DMA 8) has hired Heather Sullivan as a consumer reporter for Houston’s Morning Show and various station newscasts. She begins in February. Most recently, Sullivan was a business, consumer and political reporter for WWBT Richmond, Va. Prior to that, she was a national consumer correspondent for Raycom Media’s America Now syndicated show. […]
While national numbers for this year’s World Series were down from 2018, there were at least two markets where lots of folks were glued to their sets right to the dramatic end on Wednesday night — Houston and Washington where the games were seen on Fox O&Os. Game 6 on KRIV Houston drew a 31.2 among adults 25-54, while on WTTG Washington it delivered an 18.2. Game 7 on KRIV got a 32.0, while on WTTG it drew a 24.9 (the market’s highest rated sports program in the last 12 months, excluding the Super Bowl).
While national number for the first two games of the World Series have been down from last year’s Fall Classic, there are at least two markets where lots of folks are glued to their sets — Houston and Washington. Game 1 Tuesday on Fox-owned KRIV Houston piled up a 27.1 among adults 25-54 (preliminary numbers), while Game 2 on Wednesday did a 22.0. Game 1 on Fox-owned WTTG Washington drew a 17.8 and Game 2 delivered a 17.2.
Lee Meier has been hired as assistant News Director at Fox-owned KRIV Houston (DMA 7). She assumes the position in late September. Most recently, Meier was managing editor at WTXF, the Fox-owned station in Philadelphia, where she previously was special project manager and executive producer. Prior to that, Meier was an executive producer for […]
Fox-owned KRIV Houston (DMA 7) has hired Denise Middleton as weekend morning anchor, in addition to reporting for various station newscasts, effective April 8. Most recently, Middleton was an evening anchor and reporter at KTHV Little Rock, Ark. Previously, she was a morning anchor and reporter at KSLA Shreveport, La. Prior to that Middleton began […]
Fox-owned KRIV Houston (DMA 7) has promoted Stephen Morgan to weekend morning weather anchor. He assumes this role immediately, and will continue to report on various station newscasts. Most recently, Morgan has been a general assignment reporter and fill-in meteorologist at the station. He began his career in broadcast journalism in 2013 as an anchor […]
Fox-owned KRIV Houston (DMA 7) has hired Maria Salazar as a general assignment reporter, reporting on various newscasts. Most recently, Salazar was a reporter for WFMZ Allentown, Pa. Prior to that, she was a reporter and producer at WKTB Atlanta. Previously, she was a client engagement specialist and on-air talent at WUVM Atlanta. A graduate […]
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.
CoCo Dominguez has been named traffic reporter and lifestyle correspondent at Fox-owned KRIV Houston (DMA 8). Effective Monday, Aug. 21, Dominguez will serve as the traffic reporter for the Fox 26 News at 5 p.m. and contribute entertainment and lifestyle pieces for the Bayou City Buzz, a segment that appears during The News Edge at […]
Fox-owned KRIV Houston (DMA 8) will debut The News Edge at 10 p.m. on Aug. 21. This Monday-Friday half-hour newscast will follow the station’s current late newscast, Fox 26 News at 9 and lead into Fox 26 News Isiah Factor: Uncensored, which will return weeknights at 10:30 p.m. With this expansion, the station will produce […]
Chrisdyann Uribe has joined Fow-owned KRIV Houston (DMA 8) as a traffic reporter. Effective in June, Uribe will handle traffic on weekday morning newscasts, as well as report for various other newscasts. Most recently, Uribe was traffic anchor and general assignment reporter at KEYE Austin, Texas. Prior to that, she was a traffic anchor and general […]
Two locally-produced shows on Fox-owned KRIV Houston (DMA 10) are getting more airtime. The Isiah Factor: Uncensored and What’s Your Point?, which have aired one night a week, will now air nightly Monday through Friday, at 10 and 10:30 p.m. effective today. In addition, KRIV’s duopoly sister station, KTXH (MNT), will broadcast a second run […]
The former CBS journalist takes over news operations at Fox’s Houston O&O, succeeding Bob Morford.
Kaitlin Monte has joined Fox-owned KRIV Houston (DMA 10) as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor on various newscasts. Most recently, Monte was traffic and fill-in anchor and feature reporter for WPIX New York’s PIX11 Morning News. Previously, she hosted Today in New York: Trivia on WNBC. Prior to that, Monte hosted Your Voice: […]
Jalelah Ahmed joins Fox-owned KRIV Houston (DMA 10) as a general assignment. Beginning May 31 she will report on various station newscasts. Most recently, Ahmed was a crime reporter for the Centre Daily Times newspaper in State College, Pa. She previously served as an international and national weathercaster gaining on-air experience with an international […]
Jonathan Martin joins Fox O&O KRIV Houston (DMA 10) as evening anchor. Beginning May 9, Martin will co-anchor the weekday 5 and 9 p.m. newscasts alongside Melinda Spaulding. Most recently, Martin was a national correspondent for Al Jazeera America. Previously, he was a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter for WSMV Nashville. Prior to that, […]
ABC/Disney’s KTRK has the edge among local media in social in a highly-engaged Houston, while Fox-owned KRIV holds a respectable second. A benchmarking snapshot via Shareablee data.