Jerrod Knight

General Manager

Jerrod Knight graduated from Texas A&M University-Commerce in May of 2005, ready to take on numerous roles at prominent radio organizations, which have included Susquehanna-Pfaltzgraff (now Cumulus,) Omni Communications Corporation, and The Ranch Radio Network. With experience in multiple on-the-air roles and in every position behind-the-scenes, Knight rejoined 88.9 KETR in December 2008 as Director of Programming.

As General Manager, Knight oversees all aspects of station programming, news and sports operations, individual and corporate development efforts, business and budget planning and execution, and technical operations. In addition to being the station's webmaster, he is also a regular on-air and online news and opinion contributor, and is the technical producer and co-host for The President's Perspective.

Knight also manages the relationships between KETR and external organizations like NPR, American Public Media, the FCC, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, among others.

Knight is currently serving a second term as the Non-commercial Director on the Board of Directors of the Texas Association of Broadcasters. A member of the Commerce Rotary Club since 2010, Knight was named Rotarian of the Year in 2012 and served as club president for the 2015-2016 Rotary year. He sat on the university's 2020 Strategic Planning Task Force (2014-2015) and now serves on the A&M-Commerce Strategic Plan Assessment Committee. Knight has also led and contributed to teams in radio broadcasting that have won numerous awards in newscasting, production, and web design from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters and the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters, and an NAB Marconi Award for Country Station of the Year (KPLX, 2003.)

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COMMERCE - Officials at Texas A&M University-Commerce are instructing faculty and staff that Binnion Hall will remain closed all day Thursday as crews continue to repair a water leak in the basement.

The Lions wrap up Spring practice with an inter-squad matchup on April 21, 2012.

The A&M-Commerce Lions show promise as spring practice wraps up with Blue-Gold game on April 21st.

Bob Aikin takes the time to recommend some reading, as well as to break down the media circus surrounding Hilary Rosen.

The Texas A&M University-Commerce Chorale prepares to fill the Finney Concert Hall with the sounds of Brazil on April 19th.

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A powerful upper level storm system is set to move through North Texas late tonight through tomorrow. As always, KETR is poised to deliver up-to-the-minute information, as the situation may warrant.

On the April 2012 edition of The President's Perspective, Dr. Jones invites Grammy-award-winning songwriter and musician Brad Davis into the studio to talk about an event scheduled for this month in Downtown Commerce. We also take a few minutes to discuss the importance of giving during the Spring Pledge Drive.

This Saturday marks 37 years of broadcast excellence for KETR. 37 years of service to Northeast Texas; 37 years of football in the fall; 37 years of news, information and entertainment.

Help ensure another 37 years of great public radio for Northeast Texas. Pledge your support right now. Click here, or call 800-882-KETR (5387) and in just two short minutes, you can get back to your life knowing you've done your part to maintain this vital resource for our community.

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Multiple roads were temporarily closed as of Tuesday morning in various parts of Northeast Texas, according to the Texas Department of Transportation Office in Paris.

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This month's Perspective focuses on a thorough answer to an important question: How do we measure the value of education? Dr. Jones also wraps a discussion of the University's Guiding Principles with the Communication installment, and we talk with music student Chris Ramos ahead of the Carnegie Hall trip.

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The Monday forecast for Northeast Texas includes a 100% chance of precipitation, and at 10:00 AM, wind chill is 27 degrees F.

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Today is college football signing day in the LSC, and football analyst Brock Callaway breaks down what's going on at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

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The February '12 edition of The President's Perspective welcomes guests Noah Nelson (Distinguished Visiting Professor) and Jody Todhunter (Director of Undergraduate Admissions.)

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