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.
Univision’s KXLN and Telemundo’s KTMD are pushing Spanish-language TV to the top of Houston ratings, even over their English-language counterparts, in the fourth largest Spanish TV market in the country.
When Pope Francis arrives in Mexico on Friday for a six-day trip, seven NBCU-owned Telemundo stations will have reporters and anchors on the scene for live reports.
Telemundo’s KTMD Houston (DMA 10) today named Carlos Robles meteorologist for its weekday newscasts, Noticiero Telemundo Houston at 4:30, 5 and 10 p.m. Robles, who will make his on-air debut today, will join Telemundo Houston’s newly rebranded weather team, La Autoridad en el Tiempo (Weather Authority), as well as news anchors Martin Berlanga and Paulina […]
Sources say KTRK Executive Producer Jerry Vazquez is leaving the Houston ABC O&O for the city’s Telemundo affiliate KTMD news director chair effective immediately.
The former GM of Azteca America’s KYAZ Houston moves across town to the Telemundo station.
Former Univision account exec Michael McAlone is tapped to lead sales efforts at Telemundo’s Houston O&O.