MICHAEL BERRY

Host []

Michael Berry is a multiple award-winner who has been a guest of or fill-in host for Mark Levin, Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity, Bill O'Reilly and others. He has also been an attorney, real estate developer, and the mayor pro tem of Houston.

 

MATT PATRICK

Host []

Matt is in two radio halls of fame and brings 32 years of experience to KTRH. He has been heard on some of America's biggest talk stations, and often fills in for nationally syndicated hosts.

 
 

SHARA FRYER

Morning Anchor []

Shara covered local and world events for ABC 13 for 25 years. An award-winning journalist, she has conducting interviews with presidents, foreign heads of state, and international celebrities. She established the Shara Fryer Cancer Research Fund in the Department of Surgical Oncology at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

 

JOHN LABUS

Morning Editor []

John came to Houston in 2005 after nearly five years in Pennsylvania. He's also worked in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Atlanta. He's covered seven hurricanes and, at various times, has manned the KTRH anchor desk during every hour of the day.

 
 

COREY OLSON

Midday Anchor []

Corey is a West Coast native, born and raised in Seattle and a graduate of the University of Southern California. Prior to his arrival at KTRH, he spent 11 years in Las Vegas. Corey is an avid follower of sports, politics, and current events and a die-hard fan of his beloved USC Trojans.

 

ERIC SHARP

Overnight Anchor []

A native Houstonian, Eric has worked for KTRH since 2007. His mom told him had the perfect face for radio. He believes that logic can get you from A to B ... imagination can take you everywhere else.

 
 

SCOTT CROWDER

Afternoon Anchor []

Scott Crowder is St. Louis native and has lived in Texas since 2002. Before KTRH, he was afternoon anchor at WBAP, Dallas-Fort Worth. He loves computers and technology, dogs and the NFL, although the Rams give him nothing but pain.

 

CHELLE FOX

Anchor []

Chelle has covered hard news, features, and entertainment stories across the nation for several networks. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling to explore new places and cultures.

 
 

NIK RAJKOVIC

Reporter []

Nik is an award-winning journalist who joined the KTRH newsroom in August 2010 after a three-year stint at WSPD, Toledo. The native Detroiter also reported and anchored news at WSJM, Benton Harbor, Mich., and at WMIC in the Michigan "Thumb."

 

CLIFF SAUNDERS

Reporter []

Prior to KTRH, Cliff worked for three years at WXOS St. Louis, where he hosted the postgame show on the St. Louis Rams Radio Network. A broadcaster since 1991, he's also worked in Buffalo, Chicago and Milwaukee.

 
 

NIKKI COURTNEY

Reporter []

Nikki Courtney is a 35-year broadcasting veteran who began her news career in Houston in 1979. She's worked in Miami, Indianapolis, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Cyprus, Riverside, Nashville, Albuquerque and is now back in Houston for her second go-around. A voracious reader, her interests include world affairs, U.S. history, biographies, politics and gardening.

 

DALE FORBIS

Reporter []

Dale Forbis' career has spanned more than 40 years, in positions ranging from sports director, news director and program director to small-market general manager. He has done play-by-play for more than 1,500 high school and college football, basketball and baseball games, mostly in Missouri and Oklahoma. His original career goal was to sit beside Jack Buck doing St. Louis Cardinal baseball games. He has been a member of the same baseball fantasy league since 1986 (with only one championship). He came to KTRH in 2013 after selling his partial ownership in the online Virtual News Center. He has worked such markets as Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Kansas City, St. Louis, Miami and Orlando. His personal and professional slogan: "I know stuff; I tell people."

 
 
 

BRETT DOWNER

Reporter []

Brett Downer has been a Gulf Coast newsman for 30 years, in radio, newspapers, magazines and online. His hurricane coverage earned a National Press Foundation Award. He follows politics, the Astros and LSU football.

 

LYNDON JOSLIN

Reporter []

Lyndon Joslin bio coming soon.

 

RACHEL ESTRADA

Reporter/Web Producer []

Rachel Estrada is a native Houstonian and has worked in local newsrooms for over a decade. She is also an award-winning photographer and videographer and an active member in the Houston film community.

PRODUCERS

CHAD NAKANISHI

Producer []

Chad, who has been with KTRH since 2006, is producer of the Michael Berry show. He grew up on the island of Hawaii, in the beautiful town of Hilo. He has a master's degree in journalism from Baylor University and did his undergraduate work at the University of Oregon.

 

CHRIS HOGAN

Producer []

Born and raised in Houston, Chris "Yung" Hogan has been working with Matt Patrick and Shara Fryer on top-rated Houston's Morning News since 2014.

 
 

JUSTIN KING

Producer []

Justin is a native Houstonian who's been in radio since 2004. He joined KTRH in 2008 as a producer for Houston's Morning News. After a brief stint at The 9-5-0, he found his way back to KTRH in 2010 as studio producer for The Michael Berry Show.

 

JOHNNY HEMBERGER

Producer []

Johnny Hemberger has lived in Houston for 25 years and has been a producer for KTRH since 2002. For native Houstonians, his name should sound familiar. His father was veteran Houston television newscaster Alan Hemberger.

 
 
WEATHER

TERRI SMITH

Meteorologist

Terri is certified meteorologist who has been with The Weather Channel for more than a decade. She is also a wife and mother who dedicates some of her spare time to promoting music programs.

 

MARK THIBODEAU

Meteorologist

Mark is a certified meteorologist for The Weather Channel Radio and Broadband. He's a big fan of thunderstorms and good action movies.

 
 
 
BUSINESS NEWS

PAT SHINN

Business Reports []

Pat Shinn is host of KTRH's "Money Matters," a show dedicated to individual investors. The program airs 5-7 p.m. Saturdays unless pre-empted by weekend sports coverage. He also provides market commentary on NewsRadio 740 weekdays at 12:05, 3:05, and 6:05 p.m.

 

COURTNEY DONOHOE

Business Reports

Courtney Donohoe has held numerous roles at Bloomberg Business, including serving as a reporter and producer during the financial crisis, where she reported on the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy and the fall of Bear Stearns. She began her career as a product manager and developer for Bloomberg.

 
 
 
TRAFFIC

KELLY STEPHENS

Traffic Mobile Reporter []

Kelly Stevens has been heard on traffic reports for Houston's Morning News since 2014. You can also hear his updates on 94.5 The Buzz and SUNNY 99.1. He's an adventurous motorcycle enthusiast.

 

JOHN WESLEY DOWNEY

Traffic Anchor []

John Downey has driven Houston's crowded freeways his whole life. He began as a disc jockey in Galveston and has been a movie reviewer, talk show host, program director and newscaster. He began anchoring traffic reports in 1987 and joined KTRH's Total Traffic staff in 2002. He lives in Sugar Land and loves movies.

 
 

BRAD AUSTIN

Traffic Anchor/Producer []

Prior to joining the traffic team, Brad was out in the field ... literally. As a remote engineer for Clear Channel Houston, he spent many hours at the KTRH transmitter site, out in the wilderness of Liberty County.

 

ROXANNE WATSON

Traffic Anchor/Producer []

Roxanne Michelle is the morning traffic producer for KTRH. Prior to joining Total Traffic, Roxanne finished her studies at Alvin Community College for Radio/Television Broadcast Communications. It's been her life-long dream to work in radio.