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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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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The President's Perspective
11:50 am
Wed February 1, 2012

Jones, Nelson on Black History and the University

A&M-Commerce president Dr. Dan Jones and Distinguished Visiting Professor Noah Lord Nelson in the KETR control room to record The President's Perspective on 1/31/12.
Photo by Jerrod Knight

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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Cable's out
8:08 pm
Mon January 30, 2012

Cable TV outage affects thousands

Customers taking to Twitter to seek help, express outrage

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Lions After Dark
12:29 pm
Fri January 27, 2012

Radio program for students by students takes the show on the road

Gaby and Jasmine entertain listeners and a live audience at the Sam Rayburn Student Center on Friday, January 27, 2012, as a part of "Lions After Dark at Lunch." Find them in the atrium each Friday during the Srping 2012 semester!
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.

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Hold on to your hat
8:30 pm
Sun January 22, 2012

Windy conditions persist throughout the region

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

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Developing: Falling Debris
8:42 pm
Sun January 15, 2012

IRIS Alert warns of falling debris near Whitley Hall

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.

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