Tom Turbiville brings a wealth of experience to News 3 in his role as the host of the "Voices of Veterans" segment, airing regularly on News 3 at Noon.
In 2009, Tom celebrated 36 years in sports-related business, starting in 1973 as sports editor of the Irving Daily News. He served six years as associate information director for the Southwest Athletic Conference.
Tom came to Bryan/College Station in 1984 and served three and a half years as Texas A&M’s Sports Information Director under Jackie Sherrill.
After three years as sports director of KAGG, Aggie 96, Tom has spent the past 16 years as sports director for Bryan Broadcasting and its family of radio stations: WTAW, KZNE, KNDE, and KWBC. Tom joins Scott DeLucia and Chace Murphy on WTAW's popular morning show, "The Infomaniacs.”
His first radio job was as sports director at KAGG, Aggie 96 in Bryan/College Station.
Tom has received 11 first-place awards from the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters for not only his work in sports, but for his work the last nine years as producer and host of “Bravo Brazos Valley,” a daily radio program that features positive stories of the people, programs and events of the Brazos Valley.
Tom also serves with Dave South and Dave Elmendorf as sideline reporter for all Aggie football games. He has also served as color commentator for A&M Consolidated Football and as South’s broadcast partner for Texas A&M baseball. He was the radio voice of Texas A&M women’s basketball for 13 years. He also serves as host of “Tigerland,” the weekly A&M Consolidated Football television show.
For each of the last three years, he has been named Bryan/College Station’s “Favorite Radio Personality” by The Eagle Reader’s Poll.”
As a community volunteer, Tom has served on several boards, including the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History, Junction 505 and United Way of the Brazos Valley, where he served as chairman in 2005.
Since 2005, Tom has also been the producer and host of the weekly “Veterans of the Valley” TV Show on Texas A&M’s PBS affiliate KAMU-TV. The show salutes and highlights the stories of military veterans from the Brazos Valley. He has shared the story of more than 110 veterans and counting.
Recently, Tom started freelance work with the Bryan/College Station Eagle, writing the Sunday “Arts Watch” column.
Tom and his wife Judy have been married 15 years. They have three sons, two daughters-in-law and five grandchildren. Most free weekends, they can be found spending time together in Port Aransas, where some day they hope to retire.
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