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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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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Restaurant Closing?
1:51 pm
Sun June 3, 2012

College Corner Cafe: "Today is our last"

An empty parking lot in front of the College Corner Cafe hours after the business reportedly shut their doors for good Sunday.
Scott Harvey KETR

According to a facebook post from the Commerce burger joint, today is their last day of service, and doors are closing indefinitely.

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Notable Texan
9:49 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Producer Judd Payne to deliver PHS graduation keynote address

Judd Payne, keynote speaker scheduled for PHS graduation on June 1st, is head of production at Wind Dancer Films.
www.winddancer.com

PARIS - A Paris native and hollywood producer is set to speak to the Paris High School graduating class tonight at Wildcat Stadium.

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Breakdown-Election Results
7:20 am
Thu May 31, 2012

The Breakdown with Bob Aikin

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

This week Bob Aikin breaks down local, regional, and national primary results.

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Power Outtages
8:29 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Wednesday morning storms interrupt power for many in Northeast Texas

A screen grab from Oncor's Storm Center interactive map
oncor.com

As storms moved through the region in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, electrical power to quite a few homes was affected. See the list...

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