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.
One of the hottest videos of all time is the original ‘Evolution of Dance.’ It has just shy of 300 million views on YouTube. And now, 10 years later, Judson Laipply is still dancing to everything from Chuck Berry to Madonna.
This is one of those videos that just makes you smile. A deaf woman gets cochlear implants to hear for the first time. And one of the first things that she gets to hear is a question from her guy.
This movie trailer took over the internet on Thursday. Melissa McCarthy, Kristin Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon all star as the new “Ghostbusters” in this upcoming remake.
Tim Tebow has something special planned for Friday night. It’s a prom for people with special needs 16 and older. It’s called the Night To Shine.
The Snickers people are back with another funny commercial just in time for the Super Bowl. This one features actor Willem Dafoe as Marilyn Monroe in her classic white dress. Check it out!
James Corden seems to get all of the big music stars to take a ride with him and sing songs in his ‘Carpool Karaoke’ segments. This time, he’s joined by Chris Martin, the lead singer of the band Coldplay.
The Super Bowl can provide a whole lot of excitement for a lot of couples. Your team just won an incredible game. So, right around the fall, you might have a brand new football fan to cheer along with next season.
This video just might win the internet after Super Bowl Sunday. All you need are wiener dogs in wiener costumes, and they’re in a wiener dog race, running for their favorite ketchups and mustards.
John Green takes a look at the some life hacks that you might see on the internet, and puts them to the test. Which ones pass and which ones are massive fails? Check out the video to find out.
There were stories that a giant squid showed up in the waters off of Japan. These animals are so rarely seen. The first time that anyone had shot video of one was back in 2012. This video is an up close look at the squid.
This is one of those animated videos that will put a tear in your eye and a smile on your face — and, unless you speak Spanish, you won’t understand a word of it. You won’t need to.
The trailer for Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” has made its worldwide debut. This is the latest superhero film featuring the characters of Marvel Comics. It’s scheduled to be released on May 6.