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Dan Morgan

2024 Television Broadcaster of the Year

(Published August 2024)

Dan Morgan, Operations Manager at KAMR-TV Amarillo, celebrates his 40th year both in broadcasting and at KAMR-TV on July 31, 2024.

Dan Morgan

Dan started in the newsroom, working on the assignment desk and serving as a weather forecaster.

He eventually made the switch to production and worked his way up to Production Manager, then Operations Manager.

Because of his background, Dan has a unique understanding of both journalism and the technical side of TV.

He demands excellence from his Control Room and Creative Services people.

His Commercial and Promotions teams have a long history of award-winning work that truly impacts the community.

Dan trains his staff to execute at an elevated level.

His team is the perfect partner for the newsroom staff, ensuring the station puts strong work to viewers on a regular basis.

He can jump into any technical problem and solve it.

He even jumps in to do fill-in weather when needed!

He is a major player in KAMR-TV’s election coverage, working closely with the newsroom to ensure the graphics and tickers are spotless and the coverage is in-depth.

Dan has overseen programming for several years now, as well.

He has served on the Children’s Miracle Network of Amarillo board for many years, serving as President in recent years.

West Texas A&M University inducted him into the Communication Hall of Fame in 2018.

“Dan has seen our station through so many changes in our industry and in our community. He has managed to stay up to date on the ever-changing technology and needs in broadcasting,” said General Manager Brandy Sanchez.

“Of our current employees, Dan has worked the longest at KAMR-TV, and we would not be as successful as we are without his experience, knowledge, passion and care for our employees and viewers.”

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