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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The Breakdown
7:20 am
Thu April 19, 2012

Aikin: Who is Hilary Rosen?

Who is Hilary Rosen?
www.wikipedia.org

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

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Chorale Performance
9:44 am
Mon April 16, 2012

Brazillian music featured at upcoming Chorale performance

Vladimir Silva
http://www.blogger.com/

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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Tax Day
2:47 pm
Sun April 15, 2012

The tax filing deadline approaches

Deadline not the 15th this year...

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Weather
3:27 pm
Sat April 14, 2012

April severe weather continues

The National Weather Service predicts this timeline of events associated with the storm predicted for 4/14 - 4/15
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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.

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Texas Song Fest in Commerce
11:59 am
Wed April 4, 2012

TexasSongFest.com and Public Radio Positives

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.

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Pledge Drive
1:46 pm
Mon April 2, 2012

Ten Dollars a Month Makes All the Difference

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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Road Closures
11:30 am
Tue March 20, 2012

Localized flooding leads to road closures

FM 1529 in Cooper
Cindy Roller The Cooper Review

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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The President's Perspective
12:00 pm
Thu March 1, 2012

Jones: The Value of Education

Chris Ramos, A&M-Commerce music major.
TAMU-C Marketing Communications

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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Weather
10:02 am
Mon February 13, 2012

Ice pellets in the forecast

Photo taken on the morning of February 13th, 2012 after early morning ice pellet-laden precipitation.
Photo by Cindy Roller The Cooper Review

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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Lions Football
3:25 pm
Wed February 1, 2012

Signing day brings new lions

The A&M-Commerce Lions with head coach Guy Morriss.
TAMU-C Marketing Communications

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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