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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Wednesday weather
9:51 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

Wednesday evening storms bring damage to Randolph

This image compares the size of hail received in North Texas Wednesday to that of a golf ball
www.nbcdfw.com (submitted image)

FANNIN COUNTY - Three people were hospitalized after storms Wednesday night brought winds that flipped a mobile home in Fannin County and softball sized hail that shattered multiple car windows in Dallas.

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Bob Aikin
8:06 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

KETR and Northeast Texas lose a dear friend in Bobby Aikin

Bob Aikin ponders the law of unintended consequences during a recording session for The Breakdown with Bob Aikin.
Jerrod Knight

Alexander Mack "Bobby" Aikin, III, who served District 3 in the Texas House of Representatives during the 70th legislature and who's hosted KETR's Breakdown with Bob Aikin since 2009, passed away Wednesday afternoon at his home in Commerce, TX.

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Local Wildfire
4:54 pm
Tue June 12, 2012

Fire near Wolfe City covers 40 acres north of reservoirs

The area affected by the Wolfe City blaze on 6/12/12 is said to be near this marker.
maps.google.com

WOLFE CITY - As first reported by the Herald Banner Tuesday afternoon, the Wolfe City fire department was battling a huge blaze near County Roads 4901 and 4918.

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Missing child at lake
11:27 pm
Mon June 11, 2012

Authorities searching Greenville reservoir in search of missing youth

Reservoir No. 4 is located in the northwest portion of the city.
Google Maps

Update @ 6:43 a.m.: As of Monday evening, the search continued for a missing child who is feared to have drowned at a Greenville lake. 

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Federal Investigation of Police
4:44 pm
Sat June 9, 2012

FBI investigates Winnsboro PD for allegedly planting evidence

Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
www.fbi.gov

The district attorney's office in Wood county isn't prosecuting any cases stemming from WPD investigations.

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Dairy Festival
4:16 pm
Sat June 9, 2012

Slideshow: Hopkins County Hot-Air Balloon Rally

The annual Hot-Air Balloon Rally and Glow at the 2012 Hopkins County Dairy Festival.
Cindy Roller

The event was held near Shannon Oaks on Interstate 30 in Hopkins county.

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In Memorial
2:51 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Memorial service set for Spencer June 23rd

Dr. Otha Spencer
www.tamuc.edu

According to a Texas A&M University-Commerce facebook post, First United Methodist Church in Commerce will be the site of a memorial service for longtime ETSU professor emeritus and author, Dr. Otha Spencer.

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HUD Investigation
1:31 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Greenville Housing Authority faces discrimination charge by NAACP

City of Greenville

The Greenville, TX branch of the NAACP has filed a complaint with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) over alleged discriminatory practices related to Section 8 housing in Greenville.

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The Breakdown
7:20 am
Thu June 7, 2012

Aikin: Elections have consequences; pensions are changing

Breakdown host Bob Aikin discusses the intracacies of elections.
Jerrod Knight

Today's program comes with recommended reading and a homework assignment, but don't worry - it'll do you good.

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The President's Perspective
12:00 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

Jones on Cuban's Blog, Summer Programs at TAMU-C

Dr. Dan Jones, president of Texas A&M University-Commerce
A&M-Commerce Photo

The June '12 program features Dr. Jones' audio response to a blog post by Dallas Mavs owner Mark Cuban dealing with the role Cuban thinks higher education is playing in the nation's financial turmoil.

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