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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“Mad Max: Fury Road” Without The CGI

Many movies these days are so chock full of special effects and CGI that it is hard to tell what is real or what is not. But the creators of “Mad Max: Fury Road” want you to see what they did without computer effects.

09/14/2016

Michael Phelps Channels Eminem

Michael Phelps can perform in the pool to the tune of gold medals. But can he throw down rhymes like Marshall Mathers? Watch him put on a hoodie and test his lip sync rap skills.

09/13/2016

An Honest Commercial For Air Travel

Air travel is getting worse with cramped seats and the fight for legroom. A stand-up comic has put together a commercial that shows more honesty about the flying experience. It’ll make you want to drive to your next destination.

09/12/2016

Kids Try 100 Years Of Sandwiches

Watch as some of today’s children get a chance to pig out on classic foods. They’re trying out different kinds of sandwiches, dating all the way back to 1900. And there’s a reason that they’re called classics.

09/09/2016

Viral Video: Funny Weather News Bloopers

It has to be the worst job for any TV reporter. The ones that get called to go out in the storm to cover a hurricane.

09/06/2016

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

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

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

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

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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