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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A Princess Rap Battle

It’s Cinderella versus Belle. The two Disney princesses face off in an epic rap battle featuring Sarah Michelle Gellar.

03/12/2015

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“Office Space” Remake With Michael Bolton

The classic 90’s film “Office Space” took a few shots at singer and songwriter Michael Bolton. A few of the scenes have been remade, with Bolton playing — character Michael Bolton.

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03/10/2015

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03/09/2015

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‘Happy Gilmore’ & Bob Barker Reunite

Adam Sandler and Bob Barker engaged in an epic fight in “Happy Gilmore” back in 1996. The two relived the feud in “Night of Too Many Stars,” a fundraiser for autism.

03/06/2015

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New Trailer Released For ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

The momentum is building for Marvel’s latest hit movie, which is released in theaters in May. Here, Ultron lays out his plans to destroy Earth and its heroes.

03/05/2015

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03/04/2015

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Stranded DFW Passenger Becomes Unicorn

A passenger at DFW International Airport got stranded with a bag full of props. He made the best of it, putting on his boxing gloves and unicorn mask.

03/03/2015

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Skydiver Has Seizure During Jump

A skydiver has a near death experience when he experiences a seizure mid-jump. But his instructor is able to reach him mid-air and pull his ripcord before it’s too late.

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Llama Chase In Arizona Retirement Community

If you missed it on Thursday, two llamas got loose in an Arizona retirement community. The chase made national news as live television documented their courageous escape attempt.

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YouTube Celebrates 10 Years

Though part of our everyday lives, YouTube debuted just 10 years ago. This video celebrates its history by compiling 198 of the most popular viral hits since 2005.

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