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  • Insights on running Newscenter 25

    How does a news department come together? And who makes the ultimate decisions on why stories get covered? We sit down with two news directors who share their perspective on leading a news organization.

  • Eighteen years...Eleven networks...One General Manager

    Pryor's goal was to improve the overall look of the station, "which meant buying new equipment and we added a Doppler radar which was definitely needed in this area." 1999 was a pivotal year for KAVU. Pryor had plans to expand beyond the three existing networks and turn KAVU into a broadcasting hub.

  • Don Brubaker remembers the evolution of sports in the Crossroads

    Don Brubaker remembers his first day at KAVU, "I was told the first week that I'd be learning and observing so I walked in the first day and the News Director say you know when I said you'd be learning and observing…we fired the guy {that was here before}  you're on the air today."

  • WATCH 25@35 : The KAVU 35th Anniversary Show

    This year KAVU celebrates 35 years of serving the Crossroads community. But did you ever wonder how it all started? We'll take you back to the beginning, back to July 1982 when television in Victoria was young and a new startup station was just an idea of two local doctors. 

  • Souder & Company's Larry Souder wishes KAVU a happy 35th anniversary

    "Hello, I'm Larry Souder. 35 years ago I was 35. When I anchored the weekend news I looked like this but today I look like this! Happy birthday, KAVU-TV and thanks for watching," Souder said.

  • Original news anchor Kelly Compher wishes KAVU a happy 35th anniversary

    "Hi everybody, I'm Kelly Craig. Back in 1982 when I started, I was one of the originals. In Victoria, I was Kelly Compher and then my next station changed my name and I became very Hollywood although I never went to Hollywood. Lovely to reminisce about my days at KAVU. I loved it. It was a wonderful starting ground for me. I was privileged to start right out of college and now look at me. Congratulations, KAVU. Thank you for giving me a 

  • Trending Reporter Audrey Castoreno wishes KAVU a happy 35th anniversary

    "I was at Newscenter 25 back in 2011 as a reporter and that was some of the best times of my life. It was my first job in the news industry and I remember it well. I enjoyed all the people of Victoria. They were so welcoming. I have a lot of friends that I still talk to there in town as well as everyone there at Newscenter 25, those behind the scenes and in front of the camera. I made some great friends. All of those people really shaped 

  • KAVU's 1st weekend meteorologist wishes KAVU a Happy 35th Anniversary

    "Hey Victoria and the Crossroads area! My name is Rusty Garrett and 35 years ago I was the first weekend weather man. For the past 27 years I've  

  • Chelsey Hernandez wishes KAVU happy 35th anniversary

    "Hey guys, Chelsey Hernandez here. I just want to wish KAVU a Happy 35th year anniversary and many more years to come. I was a KAVU from 2013 to 2015. I succeeded Shawna Currie as the morning news anchor and I had big shoes to fill but thank you to you all who made it possible, who welcomed me into your homes each and every day. Victoria happens to be my hometown, hi Mom, hi Dad. I am now the first evening traffic anchor at

  • 25@35 Snapshot: Advice from an Adman

    In this 25@35 snapshot--we talk to Bob Martin who was a salesman here at the Victoria Television Group in the eighties. Mr. Martin takes us back to a time when TV was young and being a salesman here in Victoria was a unique experience.

  • A 25@35 Snapshot: Dr. Ruth Constant Remembers

     This year KAVU celebrates thirty-five years of serving the crossroads community, but did you ever wonder how it all started? 

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