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.

In 2015, Knight was elected to, and is currently serving in, the Non-commercial Director seat on the Texas Association of Broadcasters Board of Directors. A member of the Commerce Rotary Club since 2010, Knight was named Rotarian of the Year in 2012, and is currently serving as club president for the 2015-2016 Rotary year. He sat on the university's 2020 Strategic Planning Task Force (2014-2015) and now serves on the A&M-Commerce Strategic Plan Assessment Committee. Knight has 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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Dallas' mighty Mavericks have fallen in the first round of the NBA playoffs, losing four games in a row to Oklahoma City.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

Bob Aikin takes the time to recommend some reading, as well as to break down the media circus surrounding Hilary Rosen.

The Texas A&M University-Commerce Chorale prepares to fill the Finney Concert Hall with the sounds of Brazil on April 19th.

Deadline not the 15th this year...

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.

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.

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.