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KTRK’s Tim Melton Recovering From Stroke

KTRK weekend sports director Tim Melton, who has not been on the air since October, announced yesterday that he suffered a stroke last fall.

“I thank all of you who have expressed your concern as to what caused my absence, but I wanted to wait until I had a good sense of what the future holds before saying anything,” Melton wrote on Facebook. “I’m happy to report I’m getting better every day.”

Melton did not specify when he will return to the station. KTRK hired Hugh Lewis to fill in for Melton in December, according to Houston media blogger Mike McGuff.

Melton joined the Houston ABC O&O in 1981.

[Via mikemcguff.com]

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Former KVUE Sports Director Hugh Lewis Now Reporting for KTRK

A new face has popped up on KTRK, one that is familiar to many Texas viewers.

Hugh Lewis, who served as sports director at Austin’s KVUE in the 80s, recently began working as a sports reporter for the Houston ABC O&O.

As Houston media blogger Mike McGuff points out, Lewis is joining a team that has been without veteran sports anchor Tim Melton since October.

KTRK could use the extra help with a handful of big sports stories happening in the market, including the first ever NFL playoff berth by the Houston Texans. Read more