David Rancken

111 David Rancken David Rancken is a morning personality on 98.7 KLUV with Jody Dean and a midday anchor at 1080 KRLD-AM.  He has been in broadcasting for more than 25 years, starting his career as the nightly news anchorman for a small TV station in Houston. Recalling those early days, David said, “We had five people in the newsroom and had a lot of area to cover. I anchored, wrote and shot a lot of the news stories myself.”

He went on to work drive times at radio stations KLTR-FM and KODA-FM in Houston.  David doubled up as a reporter/senior producer for KNWS-TV and worked overnights. “I learned how to get by on five hours of sleep a day with that schedule.”

David has won numerous broadcast awards from the Associated Press, the Texas Association of Broadcasters, as well as the Dallas and Houston Press Clubs. His public affairs shows have been recognized for their excellence by the American Cancer Society, Women in Communications, the Mental Health Association and the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

In addition to David’s duties at CBS, he also travels the country to serve as emcee for several professional tennis tournaments on the men’s and women’s tours; including the Chris Evert Pro-Celebrity, the Advanta Championships and the U.S. Master’s Cup Tennis Championships.  He also has emceed Elton John’s annual All Star Smash Hits charity tennis event.

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Viral Video: Can Paper Cut Wood?

This has to be the strangest use of a tool ever. You never know how strong something is, until you find out what it can cut.

08/25/2016

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28:  Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gives two thumbs up to the crowd as she arrives on stage during the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25.  (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Viral Video: Bad Lip Reading At The DNC

This month, it’s the Democratic Party’s turn from their convention. It’s Bad Lip Reading from Philadelphia. She said what?

08/23/2016

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Honest Trailer For “Gladiator”

Russell Crowe won an Oscar for his performance in “Gladiator,” the movie that also took Best Picture at the Academy Awards upon its release 14 years ago. Now, the Screen Junkies take on the epic film with an Honest Trailer.

08/18/2016

Verizon IndyCar Series driver Ed Carpenter wheels 2-seater INDYCAR through streets of Dallas and Fort Worth with Jeff Cavanaugh of GBAG Nation and co-host of KRLD-105.3 FM The Fan.  (Photo by Sarah Crabill/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

Viral Video: Hot Wheels Road Trip

Wouldn’t you have liked it if you could have been in the driver’s seat when your Hot Wheels cars rolled down those orange tracks you organized?

08/17/2016

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Viral Video: New Star Wars: Rogue One Trailer

There’s a new Star Wars film coming out at Christmas time! It takes place right before the original Star Wars.

08/12/2016

File Photo: A boy plays Pokemon Go on his smartphone  (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Viral Video: Honest Pokemon Go Commercial

It’s an honest commercial and opinion video about Pokemon Go. This YouTube video star decided to tell the world why he doesn’t really like the game Pokemon Go.

08/09/2016

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Viral Video: Lip Sync Battle

Spike TV and LL Cool J hosting notwithstanding, Jimmy Fallon and the Tonight Show came up with the original Lip Sync Battle.

08/08/2016

A Customer holds DVDs at a Blockbuster Video store in Wilsonville, Oregon on November 11, 2004. (credit: Craig Mitchelldyer/Getty Images)

Viral Video: Kids React To Blockbuster Video

We get the reactions from kids to stores that used to be around. This time, it’s a national chain that opened in Dallas more than 30 years ago. Remember Blockbuster?

08/04/2016

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Viral Video: Marvel vs DC Epic Battle

Two comic book companies are going at each other trying to find the biggest box office. That’s Marvel and DC. What would happen if those universes collided head to head with each other?

08/03/2016

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Viral Video: Amazing Hot Glue Life Hacks

This time, there are 10 different things you can do with one simple item. A hot glue gun.

08/02/2016

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North Richland Hills Police React To Viral Video

The video uses this version of the song Sounds of Silence…and accompanies footage of police officers going about their day. It also shows their families and lives outside the department.

07/22/2016

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Viral Video: The Slo-Mo Guys

The Slo-Mo guys are trying to show their artistic side. Of course, they’re not going to just use paintbrushes and canvas.

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