KSAT 12 wins ‘Best News or Event Feature Video’ for project memorializing Uvalde victims in 2022 EPPY awards
The EPPY Awards, which honored digital news publishing sites across more than 30 diverse categories, named KSAT.com’s ongoing “Remember Their Names” project as the “Best News or Event Feature Video” in the large category, which includes outlets with 1 million or more unique visitors each month.
Pregnancy in a pandemic: KSAT anchor Courtney Friedman has a big announcement
It’s a dream come true to announce to a community I love, that I’m pregnant. I have gathered so much information and have been able to personally ask the experts about these difficult choices I’m facing. I’m also talking to the concerned family members and friends of those who are expecting. Hopefully, that transparency will make us all feel a little more human, and a lot more at ease. I’m excited to learn alongside you and hope to offer you that same confidence and comfort that I’ve been able to find.
Myra Arthur: My Life in Quarantine
She said she wanted to check for the flu and then asked if I would like to do a COVID test. It wasn’t the notorious COVID test that involves sticking the swab up your nose to nearly tickle your scalp. Then she checked my son’s COVID test result. My son’s symptoms mostly subsided the day after his first positive test. My husband has had no symptoms 7 days, and now 21 hours and 6 minutes, into quarantine.
Black members of the KSAT family reflect on recent protests against racism
SAN ANTONIO As protests against police brutality and racism have played out across the country and here in San Antonio, it has become clear how crucial it is to have a diverse newsroom. Sometimes you need people who understand, said Alexsis Page, a KSAT producer. Having a diverse newsroom forms a conversation inside the newsroom, more education inside the newsroom, Gray said. Its the goal of a new digital KSAT show were launching this week. KSAT Explains will debut with an episode focused on the unrest weve seen across the country, a look at how protests have played out in our city and an examination of what it means to be Black in San Antonio.
Myra Arthur returns to KSAT after birth of second child
SAN ANTONIO Veteran KSAT anchor Myra Arthur will return to KSAT Wednesday as she heads back to work after the birth of her second child. Its bittersweet when maternity leave ends. What did Myra enjoy most about maternity leave? Before her maternity leave, Arthur was reporting and anchoring KSATs 6 p.m. newscast and the digital-only News at 9. So onto the next phase in the 9 p.m. evolution.Related: Get to know KSAT 12s Myra Arthur
Checking in with KSAT’s David Sears at home after his vacation was canceled due to COVID-19
Living in the Hill Country will make social distancing a little easier for KSAT’s David Sears. David is relaxing at home this week after his vacation was canceled due to the novel coronavirus. He told GMSA @ 9 that he and his wife were planning on visiting their grandchildren in Alabama. KSAT’s Mike Osterhage self quarantines after son came into contact with coronavirus-positive personHe added that he’ll even spend some time outdoors. And because his neighbors live several hundred yards away, social distancing won’t be a problem.
KSAT’s Leslie Mouton tests out anchoring from home in case of stay-at-home order due to coronavirus
KSAT is experimenting with Leslie anchoring from home to prepare for any stay-at-home order due to the novel coronavirus. Leslie wants viewers to know that she is not self-quarantining due to COVID-19, and there may be a delay. See Leslie and Mark explain the experiment in the video above. KSAT’s Mike Osterhage self quarantines after son came into contact with coronavirus-positive personCOVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new virus, stands for coronavirus disease 2019. A stay-at-home order was issued by California Gov.
KSAT’s Myra Arthur gives birth to healthy baby boy
SAN ANTONIO – KSAT News at 9 anchor Myra Arthur gave birth to a healthy baby boy on Wednesday. Arthur said he arrived “fast and furiously, much to the shock of mom, dad and hospital staff!”Get to know KSAT 12′s Myra ArthurThe baby weighed 9lbs, 5oz and measured 21.5″ long. Mom, dad, baby and big brother are all ecstatic and doing well. Congratulations! Scroll down for more adorable pictures of Myra and her baby boy:
Get to know KSAT anchor Leslie Mouton on her birthday
SAN ANTONIO – Happy birthday to KSAT 12′s wonderful Good Morning San Antonio anchor Leslie Mouton! Check out what Leslie said about her battle with breast cancer, her must-have snack food and what event she loves to cover most. What has been one of the biggest highlights of your career at KSAT so far? While the diagnosis and the battle were frightening, the station and the community embraced it and lifted me up. I love the Battle of Flowers Parade - hosting it every year is a true honor!
Leslie Mouton’s diary entries from her fight with breast cancer
That means 40 years for the breast cancer that ravaged my healthy tissue once do the same thing again. Because it is relatively new, only a few doctors in the country specialize in the DIEP breast reconstruction procedure. Please keep me close in your prayers as I embark on another chapter of my battle - this time to prevent breast cancer!!! We decided he would make sure the vessels are viable before Dr. Rosenthal removes my breast tissue - just in case. I trust you, if it doesn't look right don't do it, and you can make me a new one later".
Get to know your Christmas Day KSAT anchors
Christmas Day is a day to be spent with the ones you love most — but just like every other day, news does not take a day off. KSAT will air the Nightbeat at 10 p.m. on Christmas Day, and anchors Japhanie Gray and Deven Clarke will be there with you to celebrate the end of the night. On Christmas Day, I always get my dog, Beau, a big bone and we watch “A Christmas Story.”Japhanie's dog, Beau, with his Christmas present. For example, the past three years now it’s been a tradition for me to anchor the Christmas Day newscast. KSAT 12's Jessica Hunt, Courtney Friedman, Japhanie Gray and Kaiti Blake.
KSAT meteorologist Kaiti Blake is engaged
SAN ANTONIO – Congratulations are in order for KSAT meteorologist Kaiti Blake who is officially engaged to Mark Chapin. As they walked out onto the platform of the amphitheater, Mark got down on one knee and asked Kaiti to marry him. KSAT meteorologist Sarah Spivey is engagedSurprise No. My stepdad referred to it as ‘the CIA document’ and I didn’t have clearance to look at it,” Kaiti said. Mark arranged for Kaiti to be off work for the entire weekend so she could spend time with everyone and celebrate the engagement.
Isis Romero turns 40, gets personal in Q&A
Isis Romero joined KSAT 12 just a couple months before her 30th birthday. For the past couple of years, you’ve been working on some long-form projects (Up Close with Isis Romero and Conviction). As a field reporter, sometimes you get an entire work day to turn a story; other times, you get less than an hour. Get to know more about Isis Romero in our new series 12 Questions with KSAT! More about Isis Romero:Anchor Biography: Isis RomeroIsis Romero, Dillon Collier take questions on KSAT's new series 'Conviction: The Bingo King Murder'Up Close with Isis Romero: Special Delivery