News 92 FM, KHOU 11/Houston Partner For Weather Updates
July 26, 2013 at 3:47 PM (PT)
RADIO ONE News KROI (NEWS 92 FM)/HOUSTON will get weather reports from crosstown BELO CBS affiliate KHOU-TV, which will become the radio station's official weather partner under a deal to begin on AUGUST 5th. KHOU 11's Chief Meteorologist DAVID PAUL and Meteorologists BROOKS GARNER, MARIO GOMEZ, and CHITA JOHNSON will provide weather updates and forecasts "on the nines." KHOU 11 weather will also be available on the NEWS 92 FM website.
“Why compete with the best when you can team up with the best? KHOU 11 has built a stellar reputation as a local weather leader in Houston and we are thrilled to welcome KHOU 11 and their outstanding meteorologists to join our 24-hour NEWS 92 FM team to provide our audience the best, most accurate, up to the minute weather coverage,” said RADIO ONE Regional VP DOUG ABERNETHY.
“Local weather has been a hallmark of the KHOU 11 brand for 60 years,” said KHOU President/GM SUSAN MCELDOON. “The partnership with NEWS 92 is another step forward in providing high quality weather coverage to consumers at times of the day when watching TV may not be convenient. We recognize that consumers have many choices and this partnership gives them another opportunity to get weather news and information from HOUSTON’s leading team of meteorologists.”
“HOUSTON is my hometown. I grew up watching this area’s weather and I know how important a day’s forecast is to my own family now,” said PAUL. “Whether it’s soccer practice, the commute to work, or walking the dog, the weather dictates a lot in our daily lives. Our commitment is to provide the most accurate information to help people prepare for their day, every day.”