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.

NFL Stars A. J. Green, Brian Cushing, and Chris Ivory Celebrate the Super Bowl at the Verizon Power House Super Bowl Viewing Party

Super Bowl Party Stereotypes

The guy who loves commercials. The girl who asks too many questions. The horrible hosts. If you’ve been to many Super Bowl parties, you’ve undoubtedly encountered these partygoers.

01/20/2015

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DashCam Captures Officer’s Lip Sync Performance

A Delaware police officer can’t resist lip syncing to Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off”, which is caught on camera. It might be staged, but it’s still entertaining.

01/19/2015

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Children React To Escargot

It’s time to find out how children react to something that their parents might see as a delicacy. What will these kids think when they have to try escargot for the first time?

01/16/2015

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Commercial Encourages Women To #UseYourAnd

This inspirational video teaches women to shed one-dimensional labels and break down gender-based barriers by using the word “and” — not “if” or “but”.

01/15/2015

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Breathalyzing Celebrities At The Golden Globes

How hard do celebrities pre-party for the Golden Globes? There’s only one way to tell — a breathalyzer on the red carpet.

01/14/2015

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Marvel Releases New “Avengers” Trailer

During Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship, Marvel released its second trailer for “Avengers: Age of Ultron”. Things escalate quickly.

01/13/2015

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An Outsider’s View Of Texas

With Oregon and Ohio State set to square off Monday night in the National Championship game, one man describes and embraces what Texas is all about. At least, in his eyes.

01/12/2015

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Nice Guys Finish First?

You hear it over and over again: Nice guys finish last, right? Not exactly. This video proves how nice guys actually finish first.

01/09/2015

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Panda Cub Enjoys First Snow Day

Washington D.C was covered in snow for the first time in 2015 last week. Giant panda Bao Bao spent much of his morning playing in it — his first ever experience with snow.

01/08/2015

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Remembering The Characters We Lost In 2014

If you’re not caught up on your favorite shows, don’t watch this. This video remembers the characters, not the actors, that we lost in 2014.

01/07/2015

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Civilians Try Military Food

A group of present day civilians were asked to try a military-style MRE — or Meals, Ready-to-Eat. The feedback wasn’t all positive.

01/06/2015

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Fans Celebrate ‘Swiftmas’ With Gifts From Taylor Swift

Fans of Taylor Swift were surprised to find gifts on their doorsteps from the pop star over Christmas. Swift wrapped the gifts and even hand-delivered a number of them. Their reactions are priceless.

01/05/2015

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