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.
Today’s video – It is one of THOSE auditions. This time, it’s on the British series, X-Factor. This is only the first week of auditions.
A little boy finds out that he’s going to be a big brother. The reaction is adorable.
Our kids are in school for a few days now dealing with school lunches, what if they had to taste school lunches from around the world?
You gotta give these guys credit, they stuck with it. The website says they tried to make this work correctly for 3 days and 137 attempts.
Hollywood is bringing back Jurassic World on the IMAX screen for one week starting on Friday. But if you don’t have the patience or the money to shell out for that dino movie, there’s a fun way to see it.
Arlington’s super group Pentatonix is out with the newest video for the song Cheerleader by OMI.
Have you ever decided to not do something because you’re afraid of trying. Say for example, taking a dive off the high board at the pool?
The first GOP debate brought 24 million sets of eyeballs to the TV screen to see 10 candidates talk about the issues. But, for those people who didn’t get to hear the debate, the guys at Bad Lip Reading did their own translation
Freerunners Jason Paul and Pasha Petkuns play tricks on your mind in this bizarre video as they defy gravity, slide down bananas, and achieve what looks to be impossible.
The street racer. The rage monster. The dog lady. The backseat driver. Love them or hate them, these drivers are everywhere.
Safety demonstrations are boring, tedious, and generally garner little attention from passengers. Not this one.
Most campaign videos are boring, hateful, and contain little creativity. Enter Wyatt Scot, whose ad features a flying dragon, aliens, and some amazing special effects.