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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Teens React To Old Cigarette Commericals

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Universal Pictures Invites You to an Exclusive Product Presentation Highlighting its Summer of 2015 and Beyondat The Colosseum at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, on April 23, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

‘Family Guy’ Characters Perform Cyndi Lauper’s Greatest Hits

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‘Sharknado’ Returns To Complete Trilogy

The sharks are falling from the sky for a third year in a row as “Sharknado 3″ will debut in July. This time, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will serve as President.

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CBS 11’s Karen Borta Talks About Her Interview With President Obama

This week, CBS 11’s Karen Borta got to make a whirlwind trip to Washington DC, where she got a one on one interview with the President of the United States.

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In-Game Trailer Released For “Fallout 4”

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Hawaiian High School Graduation Viral Video

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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 2: Host Nick Cannon speaks during a panel discussion of reality competition series "America's Got Talent" television show at the NBCUniversal Summer Press Day April 2, 2015, in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Stuttering Comedian Wins Crowd Over

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LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 19:  Actor Shia LeBeouf attends the press conference for "Fury" during the 58th BFI London Film Festival at The Corinthia Hotel on October 19, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for BFI)

Shia LaBeouf Gives Intense Motivational Speech

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YouTube Celebrates 10 Years

YouTube, the third largest site in the world, is turning 10 years old this year! The site is celebrating its birthday by creating the “A-Z of Youtube,” recalling some of its most popular videos.

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Lion Escapes Abuse To Live In Wildlife Sanctuary

A lion named Will had been abused in a Brazilian circus for years and never knew anything more than concrete. This video captures his first moments on grass at his new home — a wildlife sanctuary.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 2: Judge Howie Mandel speaks during a panel discussion of reality competition series "America's Got Talent" television show at the NBCUniversal Summer Press Day April 2, 2015, in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Howie Mandel Hypnotized To Shake Hands

A professional hypnotist does the unthinkable — he tricks germaphobe Howie Mandel into shaking hands with the judges.

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Bad Lip Reading Creates Redneck Drama Out Of ‘The Avengers’

It’s a new prime-time drama featuring all of ‘The Avengers’ characters. But this time, the superheroes are exposed to faulty relationships and crime-fighting in Oklahoma.

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