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Texas broadcasters announce new officers, directors

Texas broadcasters this month elected a new slate of officers and several new directors to the Texas Association of Broadcasters Board of Directors.

New directors were installed at TAB’s Annual Business Meeting on Aug. 7.

The meeting was held in conjunction with TAB’s 61st Annual Convention and Trade Show at the Renaissance Austin Hotel.

“Texas broadcasters are honored to serve their local communities by informing, entertaining and saving lives,” said TAB President Oscar Rodriguez.  “The industry is fortunate to have so many leaders working on their behalf to strengthen the industry and benefit the people of Texas.”


  • Chairman: Chris Paddie, KMHT Marshall
  • Vice Chairman: Roger Bare, KIAH-TV Houston
  • Secretary: Julie Pruett, KFDX/KJTL/KJBO-TV Wichita Falls
  • Treasurer: Ben Downs, Bryan Broadcasting Bryan-College Station
  • Past Chairman: Mike Lee, KXXV/KRHD-TV Waco-Temple Bryan


  • Evan Armstrong, Clear Channel Media & Entertainment Waco-Temple-Killeen (reelected)
  • Tony DeMars, Texas A&M University-Commerce (reelected)
  • Tom Ehlmann, KXAS-TV Dallas-Fort Worth
  • Chris Fleming, Ramar Communications Lubbock
  • Henry Florsheim, KTRK-TV Houston (newly-elected)
  • Chip Formby, KPAN-AM/FM Hereford (newly-elected)
  • Sarah Frazier, CBS Radio Houston
  • Paul Gleiser, Gleiser Communications Tyler-Longview
  • Jerry Hanszen, KGAS Carthage, KWRD/KPXI Henderson (reelected)
  • Gayle Kiger, KCEN-TV Waco-Temple-Bryan
  • John Kittleman, KRGV-TV Rio Grande Valley
  • Mike Koenig, KRBA/KYBI/KSML/KZXL Lufkin-Nacogdoches
  • Mark Krieschen, Cox Media Group Houston (reelected)
  • Dan Lawrie, Cox Media Group-San Antonio (reappointed)
  • David Loving, Univision Television Houston (reelected)
  • Jerry Martin, KPRC-TV Houston
  • Hank McMonigle, LDR Interactive/TopicPulse (newly-appointed)
  • John Moesch, KQRX/KHKX/KMCM Odessa-Midland (newly-appointed)
  • Chris Moncayo, Entravision Rio Grande Valley (reappointed)
  • Karen Morriss, Nielsen Audio Dallas-Fort Worth (reelected)
  • Lee Parkinson, Tomlinson-Leis Communications Palestine & Bay City
  • Brian Purdy, CBS Radio Dallas-Fort Worth
  • Wayne Reed, KFDX / KJTL / KJBO Wichita Falls (newly-elected)
  • Max Rudolph, KNCT Waco-Temple-Killeen (reelected)
  • Rene Santana, KVIA-TV El Paso (reappointed)
  • John Seabers, WOAI-TV San Antonio (reappointed)
  • Patti C. Smith, KVUE-TV Austin
  • Benny Springer, KAZE/KBLZ/KZTK Tyler (newly-elected)
  • Pat Stacey, KLTV-TV Tyler-Longview; KTRE-TV Lufkin-Nacogdoches (newly-appointed)
  • Eric Thomas, KLBK/KAMC-TV Lubbock
  • John Trevino, KXTX-TV Dallas-Fort Worth (reappointed)
  • Dan Wilson, Univision Radio San Antonio

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