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.
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!
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A man shows up at Comic Con in San Diego from “the future” to impress with his magic skills. Is it magic, or is he really from the future?
Inspired by the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, “We Are Ninjas” is the latest single released by the Arlington-native group Pentatonix.
Though nearly extinct, typewriters were commonplace before the computer age. A group of kids is provided a typewriter to use. See how they respond.
Misty Copeland was told she wasn’t built to be a ballerina. She’s now a female soloist for one of the three leading classical ballet companies in the United States.
Pocket aces are hard to beat. That is, unless your opponent has pocket aces and gets the luckiest draw in the world. You may never want to play poker again after watching this.
TD turned their ATMs into ‘Automated Thanking Machines’ to create some very special moments for their customers across Canada.
What exactly is enough sleep? Can you ever catch up on it? Studies show that sleeping too little — or too much — can be very unhealthy.
Though it doesn’t open until late November, the latest trailer from “The Hunger Games” series has arrived. The rebellion has begun. Watch the trailer here.