John Moritz is the digital executive producer for the 2010 Winner for Best TV Website as voted by the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters.
When did you start at KXAN?
March 14, 2011
What was your most memorable story?
Covering the Jarrell tornado on May 27, 1997, that killed 27 people as it flattened nearly every building in its path.
How did you get started in news?
My journalism professor while I was a college sophomore in 1980 encouraged me to apply for a job at small twice-weekly newspaper in Rockwall, Texas. I've made my living writing and editing news ever since.
Where did you go to college?
The University of Texas at Arlington
What's your favorite thing about Austin?
The running trails around Town Lake
What's your guilty pleasure?
Enjoying a charcoal-broiled New York strip steak.
What's your favorite band or musician?
What's your favorite movie?
What's your favorite TV show?
Tell us about your family.
I'm from a large and still-growing extended family. It's not unsual for us to find seats for 50 people from three generations around the Thanksgiving table.
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