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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.)
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!
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.