Updates from Austin TV and radio stations – and a whole lot more.

KVUE debuts new set

2:44 pm Jan. 22, 2018

KVUE took the wraps off its new set Sunday night.

The set, from Jack Morton Worldwide, replaces one that first debuted in 2001 and underwent a refresh in 2008.

Jack Morton Worldwide has designed similar sets for

Lead investigative reporter Brian Collister departs KXAN

3:31 pm Jan. 12, 2018

Brian Collister, KXAN’s lead investigative reporter, has departed the station.

In an interview with the American-Statesman, Collister, who spent nearly four years at the city’s NBC affiliate, said he’s already busy looking for his next opportunity.


KVUE adding an hour of weekend news

10:59 am Jan. 9, 2018

KVUE is adding an hour of weekend news starting this month.

Both the additions at the city’s ABC affiliate are on Saturdays.

A new 5 p.m. Saturday newscast debuts this weekend, while the station took the wraps

KUT kicks off 2018 by offering more local news

3:50 pm Jan. 8, 2018

Austin NPR affiliate 90.5 KUT-FM started off 2018 by adding more local programming to its lineup.

The station has expanded “Morning Edition,” which now ends at 10 a.m. instead of 9 a.m. Jennifer Stayton hosts the

November TV ratings: KXAN’s still the station to beat

2:55 pm Nov. 28, 2017

KXAN continues to be Austin’s top choice for local TV news, according to the latest Nielsen ratings.

In the November “sweeps” period, the city’s NBC affiliate was home to the No. 1-rated 5 a.m., 6 a.m.,

Tina Shively departs KVUE for new gig

2:37 pm Nov. 9, 2017

Tina Shively has filed her last report for KVUE, Austin’s ABC affiliate.

Shively, who joined the station four and a half years ago, is transitioning out of the news business and into the world of public

What made former newscaster Olga Campos Benz turn novelist?

1:09 pm Nov. 2, 2017

If you’re hoping longtime Austin newscaster Olga Campos Benz’ new book is a tell-all, you’re in for some disappointment.

Sure, after spending a couple decades as a broadcast journalist, there’s plenty of dirt she could dish.

Changes at KUT: More news on weekends, new reporter hired

1:38 pm Oct. 18, 2017

With “Car Talk” wrapping up production after 30 years on the air, 90.5 KUT-FM has made some adjustments to its weekend schedule.

The new weekend lineup, which took effect this month, features eight additional hours of