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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Breakdown with Bob Aikin
7:30 am
Thu January 12, 2012

Aikin: Private Equity, GOP Discord, and 1.90%

thathero.com

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.

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Commerce Rotary
2:34 pm
Mon January 9, 2012

Employee of the Year Nominations Requested

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.

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The Breakdown
7:50 am
Thu January 5, 2012

Aikin: Post-Iowa, Panetta's Points, and Playoffs

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.

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The President's Perspective
12:05 pm
Wed January 4, 2012

Dr. Jones: Research, Faculty Positions, and the New Year

Dr. Dan Jones at Binnion Hall.
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.

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Outdoors with Luke Clayton
12:10 pm
Wed December 21, 2011

Luke's outdoor recipes

Venison roast
flyguys.net/blog

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

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Media Honor Roll
2:54 pm
Mon December 19, 2011

Local newsman named to the 2012 TASB Media Honor Roll

Scott Harvey with Commerce ISD Superintendent Blake Cooper
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.

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The Breakdown
7:30 am
Thu December 15, 2011

Bob Aikin: Books you should read (or give)

Cover: Raylan by Elmore Leonard
amazon.com

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

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Peace Corps
12:00 pm
Fri December 9, 2011

Texas Ranks #3 on Peace Corps’ Top Volunteer Producing States of 2011

Peace Corps Logo

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.

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Movies
8:30 am
Fri December 9, 2011

Movies: New Year's Eve, Shame, I Melt With You

'New Year's Eve' Movie Poster

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

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Pearl Harbor Rememberance Day
2:59 pm
Wed December 7, 2011

Obama: A Day of Remembrance

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

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