Gray Television’s CBS affiliate KWTX Waco, Texas (DMA 89), today promoted veteran KWTX Meteorologist Sean Bellafiore to weekday morning and noon meteorologist effective July 15. “Sean is already a seasoned member of the most trusted severe weather team in Central Texas. He’s experienced in forecasting and tracking storms whether it be on-air, on social media […]
Gray Television’s CBS affiliate KWTX Waco, Texas (DMA 89) has promoted veteran KWTX meteorologist Brady Taylor to chief meteorologist effective July 1, succeeding the retiring Rusty Garrrett. He becomes only the fifth lead forecaster in the TV station’s 64-year history. He most recently has been the meteorologist on KWTX News 10 This Morning. “It has […]
Gray Television’s CBS affiliate KWTX Waco, Texas (DMA 89), said its senior forecaster Rusty Garrett has decided to retire after three decades. In the coming weeks KWTX will celebrate Garrett’s legacy in the broadcast industry in nightly newscasts and with appearances in communities throughout Central Texas. “We want viewers to have the opportunity to personally […]
The current GM of KWES Midland, Texas, will succeed Mike Wright as head of Gray Television’s CBS affiliates in Waco and Bryan, Texas, starting next month.
Bob Walters is tapped to be news director at the Gray CBS affiliate, while Reed Watson becomes assistant ND.
Gray Television’s CBS affiliate KWTX leads all other local media in social media performance in Waco, Texas, according to Shareablee data. Its news director says keeping a local focus on Facebook is what viewers want most.
Television honorees to be feted in Washington on June 21 include KWTX Waco, Texas; WBIQ Birmingham, Ala.; KOLO Reno, Nev.
Broadcast journalism veteran Tara Mergener will join Gray Television’s CBS affiliate KWTX Waco, Texas (DMA 87). beginning in mid-September she will join the News 10 at Ten anchor team alongside Gordon Collier, Rusty Garrett and Ed Sorensen. Mergener will also serve as executive producer of evening newscasts. As a freelance correspondent for CBS Newspath, CBS […]
The Society of Professional Journalists today announced the recipients of its annual Sigma Delta Chi Awards, which recognize exceptional professional journalism produced in 2013. Judges selected 85 honorees from nearly 1,800 submissions. The TV station winners are KNTV San Francisco; KWTX Waco, Texas; WFTS Tampa, Fla.; WVUE New Orleans; KBMT-KJAC Beaumont, Texas; KUSA Denver, KHQ Spokane, Wash; and WKBT La Crosse, Wis.
KWTX general manager Robert Bunch has announced he will retire from Gray Television’s CBS affiliate in Waco, Texas at the end of the year. Mike Wright, the GM at co-owned KBTX College Station, Texas, add oversight of KWTX to his duties.
KWTX Waco, Texas (DMA 88), plans to go on-air in March with Sony’s Media Backbone Production System, becoming the third Gray Television-owned station to do so in the past 12 months. The CBS affiliate joins co-owned KXII, Sherman, Texas, and KBTX, Bryan, Texas, to adopt the system to streamline news production workflow and enhance its […]