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Politics Gift Guide 2021: Ain't That Good News
Some gift ideas for the politically and civically minded
" UT Press. Spelce, who was first hired by KTBC (owned at the time by then-Sen. Lyndon Johnson and..."

Dec. 3, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

LBJ Library at 50: "Lady Bird Johnson: Beyond the Willdflowers"
The LBJ Library exhibit shows sides of the First Lady you may not know
"...the inheritance from her mother’s estate to buy the KTBC radio station in Austin just after she turned 30...."

Aug. 27, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Now Streaming in Austin: The Texas Archive of the Moving Image
Fall down a rabbit hole with this incredible resource
"...premiere of Batman: The Movie for CBS Austin affiliate KTBC's Noontime Show. Texas Archive of the Moving Image..."

March 27, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

More Sinclair in Austin?
Right-wing behemoth might be taking over Fox 7
"...the Fox deal, Sinclair has the option to purchase KTBC Fox 7 Austin for $160 million. Along with its..."

May 18, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Point Austin: Sick and Tired
Council moves toward commonsense ordinance, despite business resistance
"...That was early January. Last week, KTBC-TV updated, "The flu has already killed almost 2,900 Texans,..."

Feb. 9, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Top 10 Most Read Stories of 2015
Sex sells, and so does stupidity and guns
" Fox News – and specifically Austin’s Fox affiliate, KTBC – had ruined his career. Shortly after his dismissal..."

Dec. 30, 2015 News Post by Kimberley Jones

News Roundup: Cops, Church, and Council
Six arrested Saturday during a Black Lives Matter rally
"...brief stop at the office of Fox's local affiliate KTBC on 10th and Brazos to offer up some choice..."

Sept. 21, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

News Roundup: A Deadly Shooting, Rick Perry, and City Council
Police kill an armed man, Perry's ready to run, and more
"...Grisham of Open Carry Texas told local news station KTBC. Grisham offered a less graceful criticism to the Statesman:..."

Feb. 9, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

The Perea Story
Producer fired by KTBC last year kills himself at Fox headquarters
"...between his former employer – the network's Austin affiliate, KTBC – and Police Chief Art Acevedo...."

Jan. 30, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Phillip Perea Commits Suicide
Former Fox employee blames corp for killing his career
"...was referring to the deeds of Austin’s Fox affiliate, KTBC...."

Jan. 26, 2015 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Best Austin Gone-by Mosaic
Hatgil & Frary's Panorama, KTBC Fox 7 Building
"...mosaic on behalf of Lady Bird Johnson, then-owner of KTBC and the building in 1955. The box lights, the..."

Sept. 12, 2014 Best of Austin Feature

Is Acevedo Stonewalling Fox TV?
Friction between the two stems from arrest of jaywalking jogger
"...Has Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo barred KTBC (Fox 7) from any one-on-one interviews? According to a..."

July 4, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

'Duck Dynasty' Din Goes Über-Meta
AGLCC president's comment creates its own "controversy"
"...bit of Facebook heat for his comments on Austin's KTBC-TV about the firing of Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson, who..."

Dec. 20, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Lawrence Everett Forbes

Legeland on TV
Sunday on KXAN, Monday on Fox 7

Feb. 20, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Legeland Gets Comfy on the Fox 7 Couch
An early morning conversation with the Texas Public Policy Foundation

Jan. 30, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Town Was Hoppin'
Austin's music scene of the Fifties lives on in Ray Campi
"...All the Boys played live on Lady Bird Johnson's KTBC. Cactus Pryor, who later hosted the weekly Now Dig..."

March 30, 2012 Music Feature by Michael Corcoran

Of Family Heirlooms and Industrial Films
The Texas Archive of the Moving Image preserves the state's cinematic roads less traveled
"...of The Alamo in Brackettville in 1959, from the KTBC television collection of Gordon Wilkison...."

May 27, 2011 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

After a Fashion
Your Style Avatar confides in Secret Circus and tattles on Texas Film Hall of Fame
"...Morning Show, Tyler Sieswerda of KVUE, Regina Gilbert of KTBC, Alicia Dennis of People, Colin Pope of Austin Business..."

Feb. 25, 2011 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Top 9 Media Stories
"...TV news continued with CBS-affiliate KEYE and Fox affiliate KTBC both trimming staff. KEYE dropped its morning show in..."

Jan. 1, 2010 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Media Watch: Animal Stories and Snacking Trends
If you think TV news is quite dumb enough – you have no idea
"...and provide head-to-head competition for the 9pm newscast on KTBC, the local Fox affiliate...."

Sept. 25, 2009 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Media Watch: Unwinding the Twine at KUT
Listeners protest cutbacks of legendary DJs Paul Ray and Larry Monroe
"...round of TV news cutbacks finds local Fox affiliate KTBC-TV eliminating seven positions, including investigative reporter Chris Coffey, producer..."

Aug. 7, 2009 News Feature by Kevin Brass

"...arrives in Austin with the announcement that KVUE (ABC), KTBC (Fox), KEYE (CBS), and KXAN (NBC) will begin sharing..."

March 6, 2009 News Feature

Trouble at Station 15
Austin firefighter sues city after officials stonewall unequal treatment
"...her complaint was filed, a department representative told a KTBC-TV reporter that the EEOC had "not supported [Allen's] claims."..."

Jan. 16, 2009 News Feature by Caitlin Meredith

The Cable Channel Shell-Game Shuffle
The FCC is investigating Time Warner; African-American weekday news anchors are few and far between
"...was Stephanie Rochon, who teamed with Dick Ellis on KTBC in the mid-Nineties...."

Nov. 28, 2008 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Art Thefts: Ripped Off While You Eat
Someone stole three paintings from a local deli and may be behind a rash of similar robberies
"...After coverage in the Statesman and on KXAN and KTBC, Venier received numerous e-mails not only from friends, fellow..."

Aug. 8, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

TV Storm Surge ... and the Demanding Life of a 'Statesman' Editor
What would we do without TV during a storm?
"...of domination by KVUE, with KXAN and Fox affiliate KTBC winning different segments. While KVUE is still dominating at..."

May 23, 2008 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Thompson to Dukes: See Ya in Court
HD-56 race gets legal over TV ads.
"...he saw the ads, and contacted KXAN, KVUE, KEYE, KTBC, the Austin-American Statesman and Time Warner Cable, to tell..."

Feb. 28, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Media Watch: Gunga Jenny Meets the November Sweeps
November sweeps news, rumors, and other stuff
" finished second, beating both KEYE and Fox affiliate KTBC. At 10pm, KEYE, home to "Judy and Ron" –..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Column by Kevin Brass

Media Watch
Despite naitonwide tune-out trend, Austin viewers keep watching local TV news
"...people watching late-evening local news programs – Fox affiliate KTBC's 9pm program and the other three network affiliates' 10pm..."

Oct. 19, 2007 News Column by Kevin Brass

Austin and the Historical Significance of Fox 7
The closest thing Austin will come to an official history: an electronic booth.
" the very informative section about the history of KTBC. While a fitting tribute to the station created by..."

Oct. 11, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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