KHOU-11 has a new executive news director:
KHOU-TV Channel 11 has named Keith Connors Executive News Director. Connors comes to KHOU from Belo owned WCNC-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina where he has been Executive News Director since March of 1998.
In 2004, under Connors’ direction WCNC-TV won a number of prestigious national journalism awards including the George Foster Peabody award, the DuPont-Columbia award and the Scripps Howard Foundation award. In the three years prior, the WCNC newsroom earned three regional Edward R. Murrow awards for overall excellence.
Prior to serving as Executive News Director of WCNC-TV in Charlotte, Connors was Executive News Director of Belo’s WVEC-TV in Norfolk, VA; News Director for WOKR-TV in Rochester, NY; Executive Producer at WTOL in Toledo, OH and held several news management positions with WKRN in Nashville, TN.
Connors replaces KHOU Vice President News, Mike Devlin. Devlin will become station manager of Belo owned WFAA-TV in Dallas on February 28.