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 on-the-air, and in every position behind-the-scenes, Knight rejoined KETR in December 2008 as director of programming.

As general manager, Knight oversees all aspects of station programming, news operations, individual and corporate development efforts, business and budget planning and operations, 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 NPR, American Public Media, the FCC, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, among others.

A member of the Commerce Rotary Club since 2010, Knight was named Rotarian of the Year in 2012. He's also led and contributed to teams in radio broadcasting that have won numerous awards in newscasting, production, web design from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters and the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters, and even a Marconi (KPLX, 2003.)

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Santa Fe Depot
1:27 am
Sun October 2, 2011

Depot Celebration draws a big crowd

A crowd listens as FWCPL president Donna Woodruff welcomes them.
Jerrod Knight

After months of planning and with perfect weather on their side, the Friends of the Wolfe City Public Library held a celebration of the Santa Fe Depot on Saturday.

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Commerce Tigers
11:13 pm
Fri September 30, 2011

Tigers defeat the Foxes

The Commerce Tigers were on the road Friday night defending their undefeated season against the Caddo Mills Foxes.

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State Fair of Texas
11:23 am
Fri September 30, 2011

Food and Fiber Pavillion worth the stop at the State Fair

The Ferris wheel at the State Fair of Texas

DALLAS — Hundreds of local products, Texas entertainment and other exciting attractions highlight the first week’s calendar at the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Food and Fiber Pavilion at the State Fair of Texas, Sept. 30-Oct. 23.

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279 Artisans Trail
1:55 pm
Thu September 29, 2011

Second Saturday Art Jam scheduled for October 8th

EDOM/BEN WHEELER — The 279 Artisans Trail’s Second Saturday Art Jam October 8 will feature the works of artists, craft demonstrations, live music, Oktoberfest, a Scarecrow Trail, and more.

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Bob Aikin: The Breakdown
8:31 am
Thu September 29, 2011

Aikin: The past is never dead

Today's program is a breakdown of history as it seems to repeat itself in today's political climate.

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Marching Band
8:12 am
Thu September 29, 2011

Marching band competition comes to Commerce

Just over 1,200 high school band students will arrive in Commerce on Monday afternoon Oct. 3rd at Memorial Stadium on the university campus.

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The President's Perspective
11:37 am
Wed September 28, 2011

The President's Perpsective September 2011

Topics: University/Community partnerships, Campus Master Plan, and the ELI Homestay Program. Guests: Alicia Currin, Rex Giddens, and Magxina Wageman.

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Smile Makeover
10:20 am
Fri September 23, 2011

Changing lives, one smile at a time

Dr. Brent Wehner, DDS.
http://www.greenvilledental.com

Each year, Gentle Dental Care in Greenville gives away a free 'Smile Makeover' to one lucky nominee. It's their way of giving back to a community that's been kind to them, and changing lives, one at a time.

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Local Interest
4:37 pm
Tue September 20, 2011

Brooks Gremmels Day in Van Zandt County

BEN WHEELER, TX (ketr) - More than 200 people packed into Moore's Store in Ben Wheeler Sunday to pay tribute to entrepreneur and philanthropist Brooks Gremmels. State Representative Dan Flynn and Van Zandt County Commissioner Ron Carroll read proclamations by the state legislature and county judge declaring September 18, 2011, Brooks Gremmels Day in Van Zandt County.

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Local Interest
2:25 pm
Tue September 13, 2011

President declares disaster for Texas

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available to the State of Texas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by wildfires beginning on August 30, 2011, and continuing.

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Local Interest
10:11 am
Fri August 26, 2011

STAPLES LAUNCHES HAY HOTLINE TO FIND FORAGE, SAVE HERDS FOR DROUGHT-STRICKEN RANCHERS

Texas Department of Agriculture’s Hay Hotline to offer hay pricing, listings for donated forage, transportation information and available grazing lands

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The President's Perspective
1:28 pm
Mon April 5, 2010

President's Perspective April 2010

KETR's Jerrod Knight sits down with Texas A&M University-Commerce President and CEO Dan Jones to dicuss issues concerning the university community and Northeast Texas.

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Special to KETR
9:43 am
Wed March 3, 2010

The President's Perspective

A monthly chat with Dr. Dan Jones, President of Texas A&M University - Commerce.

Airdate: 03-03-10

Jerrod Knight

Commerce, TX – On today's show, we talk about campus beautification efforts, new academic programs on the horizon, and some sustainability efforts in place at TAMU-C. Dr. Jones also takes a moment to answer emails and concerns sent in to askthepresident@ketr.org.

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KETR Local
10:18 am
Fri May 2, 2008

An award is being offered in connection to an armed robbery and stabbing in Greenville.

Greenville – Hunt County Crime Stoppers are asking for information leading to the arrest of the two responsible for last month's crime, which occurred at a convenient store on Wesley Street. The two suspects are described as one black male, 5'4'' and about 130 lbs, and one black female, 5'0'' and about 100 lbs. Hunt County Crime Stoppers can be reached at 903-457-2929.

Click the MP3 icon to listen as KETR's Greenville Correspondent Brad Kellar reports

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Columns
3:10 pm
Fri September 7, 2007

A&M System Chancellor visits Commerce to start Presidential search

Click on the mp3 icon to hear an interview with the Chancellor of the Texas A&M University System, Dr. Michael McKinney and KETR General Manager Bill Oliver. The conversation opens with the System searching for Presidents in Commerce, Texarkana, Tarleton, and College Station.

The Texas A&M University System is looking for Presidents to lead 4 of the System's 9 campuses. System Chancellor Dr. Michael McKinney was in Commerce Friday, September 7th to start the process to find the person who will follow Dr. Keith McFarland next August.

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