CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Bucs vs. Falcons at 6:30 pm on CBS 11 & 105.3 The Fan | Preview | Pick'em To Win | Local Picks | Sports Team Tweets: Follow #CBS11TNF for the latest!

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.

(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Homer Simpson Takes The Ice Bucket Challenge

Homer Simpson jumps on board by taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. A surprise appearance by Bart Simpson takes the challenge to a whole new level.

08/28/2014

(credit: Getty Images/Emmanuel Dunand/AFP)

Dad Secretly Captures Daughter’s Selfie Session

A father catches his daughter taking an endless number of selfies in the backseat of the car. He must be so proud.

08/27/2014

A woman walks the white line during a field sobriety test. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Teenagers React To Drunk Driving

A group of teenagers is shown a video of a man admitting to a drunk driving accident which killed another man. Their reaction says it all.

08/26/2014

(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Benedict Cumberbatch’s Ice Bucket Challenge

There are so many Ice Bucket Challenge videos out there, it’s hard to find one that’s unique. Benedict Cumberbatch’s twist on the challenge has more than 3 million views in one day.

08/25/2014

(Photo: FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Can Your Eyes Beat These Optical Illusions?

Optical illusions are a fun way to see the difference between how your brain perceives the world and how the world actually looks. These illusions will blow your mind!

08/22/2014

(credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

What Does A $2 Million Pool Look Like?

There are luxury pools, and then there’s this one. The pool is equipped with five waterfalls, a 90-foot mountain, full kitchen, and a secret scuba diving entrance hidden beneath its caves.

08/21/2014

Photo Credit: Thinkstock.com

Back-To-School Commercial Goes Viral

The back-to-school commercial for East Hills Mall has gone viral for all the wrong reasons. The low budget commercial features questionable singing and a less-than-catchy theme song.

08/20/2014

(credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Robin Williams’ Video Message To Cancer Patient

Actor Robin Williams recorded and sent a video message to a terminally ill cancer patient in New Zealand. It was his last video message. Watch it here.

08/19/2014

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bill Gates’ ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has accepted the ice bucket challenge from Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Watch his elaborate solution and see who he nominates next.

08/18/2014

Modern Family Media Call

Celebrities React To Viral Videos

Celebrities are accustomed to being behind the camera, but how do they feel about YouTube sensations? See their reactions to the latest viral videos.

08/15/2014

A man suffers from depression. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Man Provides Message To The Depressed

A man provides an important message to people who are suffering from depression. And to those who don’t understand what depression is.

08/14/2014

Venice Beach Celebrates Its 108th Birthday This Weekend

Street Musician’s Pipes & Sandals Wow Crowd

Using only PVC pipe and a pair of flip flops, a street performer creates a house music blend that leaves on-lookers stunned. Watch the performance here!

08/13/2014

previous

next