Rob Snyder is the News & Sports Operations Manager for News/Talk 95.1/790, KFYO and Talk 1340 KKAM in Lubbock, plus the Brand Manager for News/Talk 1470, KYYW in Abilene, ESPN 960 (KGKL) in San Angelo, and News/Talk 1290 in Wichita Falls. Snyder also contributes news & sports reports to TSN, the Texas State Network, which is heard on Talk 1340 & KFYO. In 2018, Snyder was named one of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce's "Twenty Under 40". In addition, Snyder has previously served as the CBS Sports Radio and ESPN Radio stringer for Texas Tech Football & Men's Basketball games in Lubbock during the 2000s and 2010s. From 2016-2019, he was the co-host of the West Texas Friday Night Scoreboard Show which is broadcast across more than 45 stations during high school football season. And, from 2001-2004, Snyder was the Network Producer for Texas Tech Football & Red Raider Basketball broadcasts from the All Sports Radio Network. A native Texan, Snyder graduated from Klein High School in north suburban Houston. He attended Texas Tech University before joining KFYO & Talk 1340 KKAM in January 2001. You'll hear Snyder anchoring newscasts on KFYO & Talk 1340, and filling in on various talk shows. Have a question or comment? Send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Tests Positive for COVID-19
Gov. Abbott's case is considered a "breakthrough case" of COVID-19 since he was fully vaccinated before testing positive.
Strange But True: Patrick Mahomes’ Father Told Him to Drop Football While in High School
The fateful conversation between Patrick Mahomes II and his Major League Baseball-playing father happened while Mahomes was in high school about 10 years ago
U.S. Senate Unanimously Passes Juneteenth Holiday Bill Authored by Senator John Cornyn
The bill was authored by Texas U.S. Senator John Cornyn. It now moves to the U.S. House for consideration. Juneteenth would become the 11th annual federal holiday if the bill is signed into law.
University Medical Center in Lubbock Responds to Concerns Voiced by Activist Group About Banner’s Message of Support
The Freedom From Religion Foundation criticized UMC in Lubbock for a banner hanging from a parking garage. UMC responded exclusively to KFYO News.
Sales Tax Allocations Show Most of Texas Economy Improving as COVID-19 Pandemic Ends
Amarillo was 11th, and Lubbock 12th, in the state Sales Tax Allocations for June 2021. Both cities also saw their Year-to-Date payments exceed $40 million
Texas Farmers and Ranchers May be Eligible for More Drought-Related Assistance from USDA
Specifically, related to ongoing drought conditions across most of Texas that have affected the ability for livestock to forage for food
Texas House Provides Preliminary Approval of Bill Preventing Cities from Defunding Police
The bill passed the Texas House on Thursday with widespread bipartisan support. It would apply to cities with populations above 250,000.
10-Digit Dialing Starts This Month in the 806, 915, and 940 Area Codes
The change is due to the creation of a new three-digit number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, which goes into effect next year
Texas Congressional Delegation Releases Photos of Illegal Immigrant Holding Facility Near McAllen
A Texas Congressional delegation has released photos of an overcrowded facility near McAllen. Congressmen Jodey Arrington and Ronny Jackson were a part of the delegation
Texas Unemployment Rate Up Slightly in February
Amarillo has the lowest unemployment rate in the state at 5.1%. On the other side of the spectrum, Odessa's unemployment rate is 11.9%
Famed Texas Author Larry McMurtry Dead at 84
The Archer City native authored the Lonesome Dove series of novels along with numerous other writings that were turned into movies and television mini-series
New Version of Ports-to-Plains Highway Bill Authored in Congress
If passed, by Congress, Interstate 27 would be expanded north to Denver and south to Laredo. Parts of existing US highways, including US 87, would be used for the expansion