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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Road Closures
11:30 am
Tue March 20, 2012

Localized flooding leads to road closures

FM 1529 in Cooper
Cindy Roller The Cooper Review

Multiple roads were temporarily closed as of Tuesday morning in various parts of Northeast Texas, according to the Texas Department of Transportation Office in Paris.

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The President's Perspective
12:00 pm
Thu March 1, 2012

Jones: The Value of Education

Chris Ramos, A&M-Commerce music major.
TAMU-C Marketing Communications

This month's Perspective focuses on a thorough answer to an important question: How do we measure the value of education? Dr. Jones also wraps a discussion of the University's Guiding Principles with the Communication installment, and we talk with music student Chris Ramos ahead of the Carnegie Hall trip.

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Weather
10:02 am
Mon February 13, 2012

Ice pellets in the forecast

Photo taken on the morning of February 13th, 2012 after early morning ice pellet-laden precipitation.
Photo by Cindy Roller The Cooper Review

The Monday forecast for Northeast Texas includes a 100% chance of precipitation, and at 10:00 AM, wind chill is 27 degrees F.

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Lions Football
3:25 pm
Wed February 1, 2012

Signing day brings new lions

The A&M-Commerce Lions with head coach Guy Morriss.
TAMU-C Marketing Communications

Today is college football signing day in the LSC, and football analyst Brock Callaway breaks down what's going on at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

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The President's Perspective
11:50 am
Wed February 1, 2012

Jones, Nelson on Black History and the University

A&M-Commerce president Dr. Dan Jones and Distinguished Visiting Professor Noah Lord Nelson in the KETR control room to record The President's Perspective on 1/31/12.
Photo by Jerrod Knight

The February '12 edition of The President's Perspective welcomes guests Noah Nelson (Distinguished Visiting Professor) and Jody Todhunter (Director of Undergraduate Admissions.)

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Cable's out
8:08 pm
Mon January 30, 2012

Cable TV outage affects thousands

Customers taking to Twitter to seek help, express outrage

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Lions After Dark
12:29 pm
Fri January 27, 2012

Radio program for students by students takes the show on the road

Gaby and Jasmine entertain listeners and a live audience at the Sam Rayburn Student Center on Friday, January 27, 2012, as a part of "Lions After Dark at Lunch." Find them in the atrium each Friday during the Srping 2012 semester!
Gaby Estrada

The Lions After Dark crew is taking the program to the streets once again, with a live broadcast originating from the Sam Rayburn Student Center on Fridays during the Spring 2012 semester.

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Hold on to your hat
8:30 pm
Sun January 22, 2012

Windy conditions persist throughout the region

As of this report, wind speeds measured at Majors Field in Greenville are 16 mph, gusting to 29 mph.

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Developing: Falling Debris
8:42 pm
Sun January 15, 2012

IRIS Alert warns of falling debris near Whitley Hall

COMMERCE - An IRIS Alert was issued to students, faculty and staff warning of debris falling around Whitley Hall on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce around 8:33pm Sunday.

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Breakdown with Bob Aikin
7:30 am
Thu January 12, 2012

Aikin: Private Equity, GOP Discord, and 1.90%

thathero.com

January 12, 2012 - Topics include LBOs, now called PEFs, using OPM to make PROFITS, how that plays into the GOP race, and the recent going rate for 10-year federal notes.

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Commerce Rotary
2:34 pm
Mon January 9, 2012

Employee of the Year Nominations Requested

The Commerce Rotary Club is accepting nominations for the “Employer of the Year” and “Employee of the Year” awards that will be presented at the 2012 Chamber of Commerce Banquet on February 9, 2012.

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The Breakdown
7:50 am
Thu January 5, 2012

Aikin: Post-Iowa, Panetta's Points, and Playoffs

On this week's chat, Bob talks sub-divided party politics, what Perry's doing next, and national defense plans. Then he proposes a fix for the BCS.

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The President's Perspective
12:05 pm
Wed January 4, 2012

Dr. Jones: Research, Faculty Positions, and the New Year

Dr. Dan Jones at Binnion Hall.
A&M-Commerce Marketing Communications A&M-Commerce Marketing Communications

Our guest this month is Dr. Larry Lemanski, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, to talk both about Research as a Guiding Principle, and about the upcoming influx of faculty at A&M-Commerce.

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Outdoors with Luke Clayton
12:10 pm
Wed December 21, 2011

Luke's outdoor recipes

Venison roast
flyguys.net/blog

Pulled venison barbecue is just one of many recipes that Luke shares on this week's episode.

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Media Honor Roll
2:54 pm
Mon December 19, 2011

Local newsman named to the 2012 TASB Media Honor Roll

Scott Harvey with Commerce ISD Superintendent Blake Cooper
Jason Flowers

COMMERCE – KETR News Director Scott Harvey was recently honored by the Commerce ISD School Board by the passage of a resolution to nominate him to the Texas Association of School Boards’ Media Honor Roll.

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