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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NBA Playoffs
10:39 pm
Sat May 5, 2012

The Thunder rolls over NBA champ Mavs in four

www.wikipedia.org

Dallas' mighty Mavericks have fallen in the first round of the NBA playoffs, losing four games in a row to Oklahoma City.

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Weather
11:25 pm
Fri May 4, 2012

QuickBlog: Storms on Friday, May 4th, 2012

While the storms moving through North Texas have not affected KETR's listening area in a severe way, we'll keep up with the latest here. Of course, we'll be on the air as soon as a severe weather situation presents itself, as always.

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The President's Perspective
11:58 am
Wed May 2, 2012

Jones, Morriss talk football and strength

Guy Morriss and Dr. Dan Jones at the 2010 Harvey Martin Classic press conference in Dallas, TX.
www.lionathletics.com

A&M-Commerce head football coach Guy Morriss sits down with president Dan Jones to talk about expectations for the upcoming football season during Jones' monthly chat with KETR's listeners.

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City of Greenville
10:16 am
Fri April 27, 2012

Alexander: Traders Road on schedule for completion in the third quarter of 2012

Progress being made on Traders Road in Greenville
http://www.ci.greenville.tx.us/archives/64/April%202012%20CM%20Newsletter.pdf

Greenville's City Manager has released the latest newsletter, which addresses various project updates and other information important to residents of the Hunt County seat.

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Candidates' Forum
6:06 pm
Thu April 26, 2012

KETR's 2012 Commerce Candidates' Forum

Cooper Welch

This is where we live-blogged tonight's forum that took place at City Hall in Commerce, TX. Mayoral candidates: Dr. John Balotti and Coby Marcum. Council candidates: Emma Martin, Sue Davis. Steve Harrison, who opposes Emma Martin, could not be present for this forum.

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Semester Credit Hour Increase
2:19 pm
Thu April 26, 2012

Designated tuition at A&M-Commerce may see a $10 increase

According to a message from the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents, the proposed increase to semester credit hours at A&M-Commerce would see a jump from $99.68 to $109.68.

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Prariland Board of Trustees
2:08 pm
Thu April 26, 2012

Prairiland ISD trustee set to resign over alleged attack on teacher

Trustee Lowell Gillie's attorney, Mike Mosher, says, "He plans to resign. Why put up with this hassle for a voluntary position?"

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Texas A&M University-Commerce
9:42 am
Thu April 26, 2012

Night classes to be relocated as Binnion Hall remains closed

A&M-Commerce Myspace

COMMERCE - Officials at Texas A&M University-Commerce are instructing faculty and staff that Binnion Hall will remain closed all day Thursday as crews continue to repair a water leak in the basement.

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Lions Blue & Gold Game
1:08 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

Junior Joel Wren intercepts for 93-yard defensive score in A&M-Commerce Spring Game

The Lions wrap up Spring practice with an inter-squad matchup on April 21, 2012.
lionathletcis.com

The A&M-Commerce Lions show promise as spring practice wraps up with Blue-Gold game on April 21st.

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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
http://www.srh.noaa.gov/images/fxc/fwd/graphicast/image_full5.gif

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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