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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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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Commerce Tiger Football

Broadcasts begin at 6pm with upbeat tunes and info about upcoming games in Northeast Texas!

At 6:30, The Big Friday Night Scoreboard Program is on the air, running down upcoming games and talking to area sports writers and coaches prior to kickoff. Likely the most involved high-school pre-game program around!

Kickoff is at 7:30, with play-by-play and color commentary of the Commerce Tigers, interspersed with live updated scores from games around the region.

After the game, pick up the phone and call 800-882-KETR, as The Big Friday Night Scoreboard Program rolls along, taking calls from players, cheerleaders, coaches, parents, band members and fans!

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

The President's Perspective is a monthly half-hour chat with the president and CEO of Texas A&M University-Commerce, Dr. Dan Jones.

Topics range from new and exciting developments for our students, faculty and staff at the University to State-wide higher education issues, to vacation plans for the Jones family.

At noon and again at 5pm on the first Wednesday of each month, join 88.9fm and KETR.org for The President's Perspective.

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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