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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The Art Of Polyphonic Overtone Singing

Have you ever heard of polyphonic overtone singing? It’s a voice technique where it sounds like one person is singing two notes at the same time. It’s pretty amazing.

10/06/2014

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Cat Loves Being Vacuumed

Most dogs and cats freak out the second you turn on your vacuum. But not Bobo! This cat actually loves being cleaned with a vacuum. Check out this video.

10/02/2014

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Aretha Franklin Covers Adele

Aretha Franklin may be 72, but she can still sing. The musical legend is releasing an album covering some of the great diva classics. Up first, “Rolling In The Deep” by Adele.

10/01/2014

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Kids React To Skip-It

Do you remember the 90’s toy Skip -It? A group of today’s kids are asked about the archaic toy and are told to try using it. Things get interesting.

09/30/2014

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5-Year-Old Kids Discussing The Weather

Imagine Alice Rios and Bob Goosman having a heated discussion over the weather.

09/26/2014

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What Causes Brain Freeze?

Sometimes you can’t resist eating that ice cream as fast as possible. The result? Brain freeze. Here’s a look at the science behind this painful experience, and is there a cure?

09/25/2014

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Cirque du Soleil Performs With Flying Drones

What happens when you give Cirque du Soleil a bunch of drones? They create a brilliant performance with amazing choreography and flying lamps. Watch it here.

09/24/2014

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Ellen Introduces Kids To Outdated Technology

Kids these days have grown up with smartphones, tablets, and a number of high tech devices. How would they react to the latest technology from 20 years ago? Let’s see.

09/23/2014

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Budweiser Ad Promotes Responsible Drinking

Budweiser has released a new commercial reminding people to make responsible decisions when drinking. You never know who — or what — is waiting at home for you to return.

09/22/2014

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35 Jobs That No Longer Exist

River pigs, ratteners, and mudlarks no longer exist, but they once did. Here are 35 jobs that have become obsolete and have completely disappeared.

09/19/2014

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Bryan Cranston Stages One-Man MLB Show

Looking for a new challenge in his career, “Breaking Bad” actor Bryan Cranston puts on a one-man MLB Postseason show. It’s both ridiculous and hilarious.

09/18/2014

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‘What Does The Fox Say’ Group Releases New Single

Ylvis took the world by storm with “What Does The Fox Say” last year. That video garnered nearly 450 million views. Now, the duo is out with its latest single.

09/17/2014

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