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Sammy Allred Fired From KVET
A grouchy tradition ends after 35 years.
"...Sammy Allred has been canned from his position at KVET, which he has held for 35 years. The Sammy..."

Oct. 31, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

KVET Has Issues (But Not Like Her)
Racial epithet on local station = you're out. Homophobic remarks at national conference = applause.
"...The Today Show. Why mess with small potatoes like KVET? Point is, once they're on the national stage, there's..."

March 5, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Morning Report
KVET-AM - All the News That's There to Air
"...KVET's Eric Blumberg photograph by John Anderson..."

April 17, 1998 News Column by Lee Nichols

Media Watch
KVET turns into poster child for station chaos, plus other tidbits
"...fans are agonizing over the turmoil at sports station KVET-AM, the Zone, the self-proclaimed "Home of the Longhorns." "How..."

Feb. 22, 2008 News Column by Kevin Brass

Best Sweetheart of the Radio
Janice Williams, KVET
"...that Janice Williams. Her weekday afternoon shows are among KVET's most popular. Her listeners also have an appetite for..."

Oct. 13, 2006 Best of Austin Feature

Best Radio Format Change
TIE: KVET/KASE; KUTZ-FM
"...Turn and face the... all-talk format of KVET, and the romping-stomping monster rock at Z-Rock...."

Aug. 5, 1994 Best of Austin Feature

Best Media Feud
Chris Walters vs. Sammy Allred (KVET)
"...were taken somewhat aback by his recent attack on KASE-KVET morning talk show host Sammy Allred, accusing the longtime..."

Aug. 5, 1994 Best of Austin Feature

Best Political Promoters
Sammy Allred & Bob Cole (KVET)
"...is, they'll have to settle for notoriety. The popular KVET morning radio talk show duo saw fit this political..."

Aug. 5, 1994 Best of Austin Feature

Rodeo Austin: Your Guide to All the Bands, Barrel Racing, and Buckin' Broncs
Ludacris, Young the Giant, and mutton bustin’ top the bill
"...Knight, plus local side-stage talent sponsored by 100X and KASE/KVET...."

March 10, 2018 Events Post by Savannah Opre

Something to Live For
"...Quartet Association. He spent 51 years as host of KVET-AM's Sunday morning Gospel Train program, a feat that distinguished..."

Feb. 26, 1999 Music Feature by Jay Hardwig

Radio Bullies
"...who are a little behind on this minor melodrama, KVET Broadcasting Company, Inc. -- the parent company of country..."

July 18, 1997 News Column by Lee Nichols

BloodSport
Place 6 Goes for the Jugular
"...down, had been choking the airwaves of KAZI and KVET radio stations for weeks by the time KVET's Sammy..."

May 30, 1997 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Doing Sports the Craig Way
Mike Butts profiles sports stats man and voice of the Texas Longhorns, broadcaster Craig Way, of KVET's Sports Day and Fox Sports Southwest's High School Extra Live.
"...the No. 2 voice of the Texas Longhorns and KVET radio talk show co-host is this: Sport is long..."

Nov. 19, 1999 Features Feature by Mike Butts

Is No News Good News?
A Market-Driven Decision
"...KVET/KASE general manager Dusty Black's reasons for the switch were..."

Oct. 16, 1998 News Column by Lee Nichols

Media Clips
"...Potter 1) Media mergers: KLBJ engulfs KGSR/101-X, Capstar buys KASE/KVET. The biggest national media story had a few chapters..."

Jan. 9, 1998 News Column by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...Quote of the Week "Clean darky." – KVET deejay Sammy Allred, satirizing Joe Biden's characterization of Barack..."

March 9, 2007 News Feature

Coach's Corner
Coach takes on sports talk radio.
"...heard sports talk show, Austin had two all-sports stations, KVET's The Zone and KFON. In addition, KJFK had a..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Murder on Music Row
Nashville, we have a problem.
"...of sales/station manager for KASE and its sister stations KVET and "Jammin' Oldies" KFMK. "There's nothing that we play..."

Sept. 1, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Postmarks
"...Jack Armstrong KVET's Failure..."

Nov. 6, 1998 Column

Postmarks
"...Jack Armstrong KVET's Failure..."

Oct. 30, 1998 Column

Postmarks
"...KVET Issues..."

Oct. 23, 1998 Column

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Libertarians Say No to Doggett
"...Betty Benton Bad News at KVET..."

Oct. 16, 1998 Column

Postmarks
Mixed Up Signals
"...Brigid Shea KVET Vet Speaks Out..."

April 24, 1998 Column

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...be Disney subsidiary Hollywood Records. -- A.S. No Regrets, KVET?..."

July 4, 1997 News Feature

Bully Pulpit II
Jim Hightower Stages an On-Air Comeback
"...and the natural outlet for it in Austin is KVET, which used to carry the weekend show. At least..."

Aug. 30, 1996 News Column by Chris Walters

Conventional Wisdom
Why There's No Oldies Country Radio
"...real choices are sister stations KASE (100.7 FM) and KVET (98.1 FM), and KIKY (92.1 FM). All three play..."

Oct. 18, 1996 Music Feature by Lee Nichols

Worldwide Radio Wrestling!
HD format hopes to body-slam satellite radio to an industry draw
"...an HD radio, you'll be able to listen to KVET-FM on 98.1, but you'll also be able to switch..."

Dec. 22, 2006 News Feature by Kevin Brass

City Hall's Bumpy Road
Can Austin planners and the City Council ever bring an end to the local transportation wars?
"...staffers "idiots." The "smoking gun" made its way to KVET radio hosts Sammy Allred and Bob Cole, who launched..."

May 23, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Media Clips
Southwestern Bell and Time Warner push Jump.Net and other small Internet service providers out of the Austin market with anti-competitive pricing schemes.
"...very minority -- in SBC and AOL]Pryor Hospitalized As KVET-FM listeners no doubt know by now, radio personality Paul..."

May 26, 2000 News Column by Lee Nichols

Meatier Media Moments
The News at Nine
"...4. KVET-AM goes all-sports: The fallout from KVET/KASE's sale to Capstar..."

Jan. 8, 1999 News Column by Lee Nichols

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