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Jerrod Knight

General Manager

Jerrod Knight (TAMUC '05) joined 88.9 KETR in December 2008 as Director of Programming and was named General Manager in 2010.

Knight oversees station programming, news and sports operations, individual and corporate development efforts, business and budget planning and execution, and technical operations. In addition to being the station's webmaster, he is also a regular on-air and online news and opinion contributor, and serves as executive producer of the station's various local program offerings.

Knight also manages the relationships between KETR and external organizations like NPR, American Public Media, the FCC, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, among others.

Before 88.9 KETR, Knight's broadcast career included Susquehanna-Pfaltzgraff (now Cumulus,) Omni Communications, Inc., and LKCM Radio Group.

Knight served seven terms as the Non-commercial Director on the Board of Directors of the Texas Association of Broadcasters, elected by his noncommercial broadcast peers in Texas. A member of the Commerce Rotary Club from 2010 until late 2018, Knight was named Rotarian of the Year in 2012 and served as club president for the 2015-2016 Rotary year. He sat on the university's 2020 Strategic Planning Task Force (2014-2015) and later served on the A&M-Commerce Strategic Plan Assessment Committee until 2019. Knight has also previously led and contributed to teams in radio broadcasting that have won numerous awards in newscasting, production, and web design from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters and the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters, and an NAB Marconi Award for Country Station of the Year (KPLX, 2003.)