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.)

Ways to Connect

Gaby Estrada

The Lions After Dark crew is taking the program to the streets once again, with a live broadcast originating from the Sam Rayburn Student Center on Fridays during the Spring 2012 semester.

As of this report, wind speeds measured at Majors Field in Greenville are 16 mph, gusting to 29 mph.

COMMERCE - An IRIS Alert was issued to students, faculty and staff warning of debris falling around Whitley Hall on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce around 8:33pm Sunday.

January 12, 2012 - Topics include LBOs, now called PEFs, using OPM to make PROFITS, how that plays into the GOP race, and the recent going rate for 10-year federal notes.

The Commerce Rotary Club is accepting nominations for the “Employer of the Year” and “Employee of the Year” awards that will be presented at the 2012 Chamber of Commerce Banquet on February 9, 2012.

On this week's chat, Bob talks sub-divided party politics, what Perry's doing next, and national defense plans. Then he proposes a fix for the BCS.

Dr. Dan Jones
A&M-Commerce Marketing Communications / A&M-Commerce Marketing Communications

Our guest this month is Dr. Larry Lemanski, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, to talk both about Research as a Guiding Principle, and about the upcoming influx of faculty at A&M-Commerce.

Pulled venison barbecue is just one of many recipes that Luke shares on this week's episode.

Jason Flowers

COMMERCE – KETR News Director Scott Harvey was recently honored by the Commerce ISD School Board by the passage of a resolution to nominate him to the Texas Association of School Boards’ Media Honor Roll.

The breakdown today includes a continuation of last week's list of books that might make great stocking stuffers, and are great reads anyway.

DALLAS – In the last year, Texas moved from fourth to third on the list of states with the highest number of Peace Corps volunteers. Four hundred and twenty-four currently-serving Peace Corps volunteers call Texas home.

Movie Reviewer Alice Reese shares her thoughts on films opening this weekend.

KETR would like to share a proclamation from the President of the United States on this 7th of December.

Texas A&M University-Commerce Marketing Communications

On the December 2011 edition of The President's Perspective, Dr. Jones talks with Hunt County Transportation Planning and Steering committee co-chair Dee Hilton.

The NBA players and owners may be keeping you from a TV basketball fix, but KETR's got you covered with the A&M-Commerce Lions basketball games.