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Face Off – New Mexico Style

Posted by on August 10, 2012 | Comments Off on Face Off – New Mexico Style


It’s that time of year again…

We’ve all watched the 2011 Face of Fox, Elias Gallegos over the past year as he’s flashed that grin, made those pitches and generally looked pretty alongside the even prettier ladies of New Mexico Style on TV and at local events!

Could you be next?

From 2 KASA FOX:

It’s your chance to win a 1 year contract with 2 KASA FOX and get paid. This job can open doors for you, so watch the “Be a Star” video for complete highlights and go behind the scenes with our current Face of FOX, Elias Gallegos.

NOW through October 15 YOU are invited to tryout as the NEW Face of Fox in one of two ways. Either fill out the online application and submit your 1 min. video here, or attend the open call TODAY!

11 am – 3 pm
Coronado Mall
6600 Menaul NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110


Friends and fans can vote for you online August 20 -24!

Show ’em what you’ve got NEW MEXICO! BREAK A LEG!

Enter the Face of Fox Contest: kasa.com

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“Primose Everdeen” talks The Hunger Games on New Mexico Style

Posted by on March 29, 2012 | Comments Off on “Primose Everdeen” talks The Hunger Games on New Mexico Style

The Hunger Games’ Willow Shields: kasa.com

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Sanjaya ROCKS This State of Independence, NM Style

Posted by on August 11, 2011 | One comment

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The American Idol alum keeps the music going this summer on tour with The Brave Chandeliers and Chris Blair in the State of Independence Tour!

The whirlwind that is this tour has already performed at the season 2 premiere of NM’s Own (and now mainstream’s only Hispanic lead comedy show) The After After Party with Steven Michael Quezada, visited with 2 Kasa Fox on New Mexico Style and given a bevvy of interviews between appearances.

HERE with OHI fave Bad Boy Carlos D on 93.3 KOB Pop Music Malakar took a min. or two to talk the Q and beyond!

As he tells it straight to our resident Bad Boy Albuquerque has a few more up-close and in person performances ahead from the tour including Vernon’s Black Diamond Lounge, Knuckleheads, Nativo Lodge

Thanks to 93.3 for the intimate audio with the Idol!

I hear he’s super sweet, shy & a big fan of cookies…

Here’s a taste of the Sanjaya’s current sound: (and be sure to click the links above to see & keep up with the rest of his ABQ visit)

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This Happened: Your New FoFo Edition

Posted by on July 12, 2011 | Comments Off on This Happened: Your New FoFo Edition

I’ve been woefully neglectful in covering the results of this year’s premiere talent competition from our most progressively hip & contemporary t.v. network(s).

2 Kasa Fox/KRQE 13 already provide the sunshine & light of your weekday mornings vis a vie the dueling mega watt smiles of New Mexico Style hosts Nikki Stanzione & Kristen Van Dyke, and round the clock news men and women whom we all adore…

From NM’s Own Alec Baldwin, faves like the stunning Jessica Garate and icon Dianne Anderson to the WXman who some (I’m looking at you…) have dubbed Mark Roncutie

And now the talent contest that started back in February has come up FOXY!

YOUR new Face of Fox is…

If you haven’t already ladies…commence drooling…be warned though…he is a married FoFo. Hell so are most of us right girls!

Just like we don’t have to weigh 12 lbs. to appreciate a Victoria Beckham dress design, so too can we appreciate the pretty boy 2 KASA Fox has crowned champ and representative!

Keep up with our new FoFo here and all the gang on New Mexico’s only HD network(s) here. Go New Mexico!

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New Mexitarian Sports Exhibition Day

Posted by on May 8, 2011 | 4 comments

Softball Brings Out Stars and Raises Money : kasa.com

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Get your FOF on!

Posted by on April 26, 2011 | Comments Off on Get your FOF on!

We haven’t been terribly successful in directly nominating or backing winning campaigns or contestants, though we were able to document a 1:2 cross country vie for a spot in the Avengers.

Our pick for last year’s FOF, reigning Golden Tumbleweed Favorite Actor Award Winner Steven Ray Byrd, and countless other New Mexicans whose cause or talents we’ve championed (including them there animals we’re trying to raise funds for – see the donation widget to your right) don’t quite get the recognition we lobby for.

So I won’t ask you to vote for this adorbs young man Anthony Almanza (below), or the sun shiny goodness of Dee Brown – the choice is yours all yours!

Watch ’em all, pick your fave and support ’em! Your vote is your complete video view so go to kasa.com to see them all. The chosen one will be your Face of Fox for the next year or so and will speak to and for our community for the duration and perhaps beyond…

If you’re some kind of TV personality superhero who can sweep in and take this you have until Friday April 29, 2011 at midnight to submit for consideration here.

The top ten viewed videos move on to the second round of selection beginning Monday May 2, 2011 – Good luck to all you talented contestants!

Much success and best wishes to all who enter! And adios to our out going face Michael Junchaya. Keep up with him on the social net. until we see him again in another gig!

Anthony Almanza

Face of Fox contestant Anthony Almanza: kasa.com

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Separated At Birth: Sense and Sensibility

Posted by on April 16, 2011 | One comment

The plucky young actress first brought to our attention in the twenty first century teen dramedy SUPER BAD, Emma Stone and her self proclaimed more jaded, more seasoned comedic counterpart Kathleen Madigan.

Upper lip drawn taught, stiff as they speak-up & speak-out in their respective fields, both ladies are clever, witty, raven haired & sharp nay silver tongued – and that is why I’m a fan of ’em both!

Check this rare video of video of Madigan on the defunct (then refunct), Tonight Show with Jay Leno as brought to you by me via the now defunct KASA Fox 2 Interactive Report, in which she classically explains what would’ve given our own El Majico a successful run at the presidency back in ’08:

Jessica’s Interactive Report: May 13: kasa.com

Kathleen’s comedy is streaming on Netflix in Gone Madigan and her wet eared look alike Emma Stone brings it in both Zombieland (3:5 hubs points) and Easy A (which totally held up right up until the las 10-15 min.) and is currently filming Spiderman with not Logan Lerman.

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NMTV: TNT, Teach’ & Twitter Par-tay

Posted by on April 7, 2011 | One comment
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UPDATE: Remiss be mine name! NM Production, LEMONADE MOUTH too makes its television debut on April 15! Check-out this far superior blog spot for all things Lemon-ade!

The online community, Social Moms is hosting a virtual viewing party of the made for TV, NM movie Truth be Told, starring Candace Camerone Bure and short lived NM series alum David James Elliot.

Proclaiming, “Family movie night is back!”, The Social Moms event description for the films premiere airing states:

Join us as we watch “Truth Be Told,” a new made-for-TV family movie, starring Candace Cameron Bure, David James Elliott and Ronny Cox premiering Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 8/7c on FOX. “Truth Be Told” is brought to you by Walmart and P&G as part of their effort to bring more high-quality entertainment to families.

The “Tweet-a-thon” and online viewing party will be Saturday April 16, 2011 from 8pm to 10pm as aired on nationwide FOX affiliates. Social Moms event attendees have a chance to win $50 Walmart gift cards (Procter & Gamble and Walmart are the film’s sponsors).

To participate “Tweet an invite to your followers to watch the movie using the #FamilyMovie hashtag or tweet during the movie with #FamilyMovie in your tweets and you’ll be entered to win.”

On a less rosey note, the verdict is in as TNT has passed on the TV series pilot based on the Marshall Karp novel, The Rabbit Factory. The pilot had filmed here last winter and featured Steven Weber, DL Hughley and plenty o’ New Mexicans.

But back to an upswing, another family friendly NM Production, the Hallmark Hall of Fame original movie, Beyond the Blackboard WILL air on CBS, Sunday April 24.
See the trailer here. And YES! That’s ELLIOT from thirtysomething!!!

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Video of the Day: Over Our Heads Edition

Posted by on March 3, 2011 | Comments Off on Video of the Day: Over Our Heads Edition

UPDATE 3/8/11: Daddy tried to warn you, but it seems even with a small uprising of contact from subscribers, Dish yanked your KRQE/KASA. It’s time to antenna-up.

The full list of LIN Media owned stations affected by the Dish Network dispute here.

It seems you can’t throw a stone without hitting someone trying to pull one over one ya’. We’re not affected by this mess ’cause we’re far too impoverished to partake of Dish Network, but it seems a battle is brewing between our local CBS/FOX affiliate and the corporation.

Here’s the deets from KRQE/KASA and GM Bill Anderson:

On March 4, 2011, DISH’s contract to carry KRQE-TV & KASA-TV will expire. Please know that we are working hard to reach a new agreement with DISH so you will not lose your favorite programming. If we do not reach an agreement, by law, DISH cannot carry our television stations KRQE & KASA on its satellite system.

Our stations KRQE & KASA are important assets to the local community. Without a fair agreement, we will not be able to provide the premiere news, sports, entertainment, weather, traffic updates, political coverage and other local and national programming that is most important to you.

In the event that we are no longer carried by DISH, viewers may continue to watch their favorite local programming through alternative means, including over-the-air or by switching to a competing pay-TV provider.

Our primary commitment is to our viewers, and we regret if this situation inconveniences you. Call DISH and tell them you don’t want to lose KRQE-TV & KASA-TV and all of your favorite programming. You can reach DISH by calling 1-800-333-DISH or 505-888-6695.

On March 4th, you could lose your favorite programming…

Full story here

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Junchaya We Hardly Knew ‘Ya

Posted by on February 7, 2011 | 2 comments

From 2 Kasa Fox:

Do you have what it takes to be the next Face?

ALBUQUERQUE (KASA) – It’s a new year and a new chance for some talented young person to take a step into the spotlight and be the Face of 2 KASA FOX and KASA.com!

Video submissions start Monday February 14, 2011

KASA’s “Face” is known as the Face of Fox and for one year will act as personal ambassador for the top-rated station and website. Besides gaining unparalleled experience both in front of and behind the camera, the Face of Fox will be involved in event marketing, e-marketing, Internet, radio, cable and much more.

The Face of Fox is a job – a paid full-time position with 2 KASA FOX which will pay up to $25,000 for the year.

The Face of Fox will speak to Albuquerque and will hit hot spots, big events, and public service efforts to help promote 2 KASA FOX, KASA.com and the Face of Fox brands. Whatever’s happening NOW will be the focus of the Face.

In addition, the Face will also work with top advertisers in the area to bring a new excitement to their businesses and products via the full KASA multi-media experience.

The Face of Fox will make regular appearances on the New Mexico Style show as well as in:

* promos,
* commercials
* and PSA’s for KASA Fox 2 and KASA.com

The Face will be seen on-air, online, on mobile, and in person at countless events, plus appearing on billboards and in other advertising venues around the city.

The Face will also interact with various FOX network programs and with KASA’s local and syndicated programs; satellite interviews with stars, promos for upcoming shows—it’s all part of life as the Face of Fox.

Click for:


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Color Me Bad Gangsta’

Posted by on January 3, 2011 | 3 comments

Mañana, 8 a.m., KASA FOX 2 see NM’s Own Jackamoe Buzzell, on set, in character with Nikki Stanzione!

Catch “Jackamoe the Gangster” along with jazz singer Tommy Gearhart on New Mexico Style tomorrow morning!

Learn all about the prohibition era speakeasy staged at Albuquerque’s BEST, worst kept secret Vernon’s Hidden Valley Steakhouse and Vernon’s Jazz Club….“Forget about it!”

UPDATE (Here it t’is):

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Gourmet Grub

Posted by on December 5, 2010 | Comments Off on Gourmet Grub

From the folks that bring you New Mexico Style is our very own Sunday morning foody show.

Nationally renowned burger-meister and chef extraordinaire Bobby Olguin hosts New Mexico’s HOT CHEFS!

Tune-in this and every Sunday morning to get deliciously helpful hints & know-how direct from some of NM’s finest specialty chefs, a guide to local restaurant fair, and the ever dashing personality of Bobby Olguin himself as he walks, talks and tastes us through bringing NM’s best flavor into our own homes!

New Mexico HOT CHEFS, Sundays 9 a.m. (MST) Kasa Fox 2

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Daytime Nighttime NM on the Tube

Posted by on November 28, 2010 | One comment
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New Mexico talent abounds and now there are two new platforms to shine that everlovin’ spotlight upon ’em!

As we’ve been following for you here the King of Hommywood™ (Hommywood is his brainchild/King, we’ve dubbed ’em) Steven Michael Quezada is well into filming on TAAP (The After After Party).

Your chance to watch the premiere episode is coming-up on Friday Dec. 3, at 2 a.m. on the CW. But if YOU want to get in on the action and be a part of the studio audience check here for upcoming tapings and git’ down there to cheer on NM’s Own and to catch the in-between takes that will be some of the funniest moments you’ll ever see! (wear dancing shoes too because The James Douglas Show will have you shaking a groove ‘thang or two)

Wet your appetite for TV goodness with NM’s Own, brand spanking new morning talk show. New Mexico Style premieres this Monday morning on Kasa Fox 2.

Join host Nikki Stanzione for her exploration of all things New Mexico every weekday morning from 8-9. Click here to connect with the show and give them your take on NM Style.

Lastly, Sindication joins many of the boohooers of Nuevo México in saying good-bye to KOB morning anchor Marla Tellez! In the never ending shuffle of talent in the deck of this game called show-business, Marla has left us to head back to Cali. Adios Marla you will be missed!

Perhaps Marla will be back – I know of two new NM shows where she could possibly come-back and guest!


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Holy Morning Show Host NM!

Posted by on November 16, 2010 | 3 comments

As we tol’ you here New Mexico was gettin’ ready to embark on the morning talk show game with KASA Fox 2 throwing a stylish mouth or two into the ring to “host chat” & “coffee talk” your early morn’ ear off.

Well, after what I’m sure were grueling rounds of interviews, auditions, and screen tests the powers that be (maybe this one too) have made their selection….

KRQE Morning Meteorologist, Kristen Van Dyke and NM Style Host, Nikki Stanzione

Our winner is…Nikki Stanzione, Nikki hails from New Jersey and enjoys
Sunsets, Family, Being in Love, Watching TV, Music, Singing, Dancing, Performing, Laughing, Eating Good Food, Movies, Reading, Talking, The Beach, Current Events, Pop Culture, Awards Shows, Children…

You can watch Nikki tackle all of this and more every weekday morning starting Monday November 29 on KASA Fox 2.

Keep up with her here now, on her “Nikki Stanzione – KASA FOX2, NM Style Host” and “Like” it!


AND don’t forget to get your LATE NIGHT talk show fix TONIGHT for the first taping of New Mexico’s Own The After After Party…the premiere episode airs Friday November 26!

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Hey Hey Johnny

Posted by on September 13, 2010 | 2 comments

NM’s Own Johnny on the Spot a.k.a. Johnny Chandler, Assignment Manager for KRQE/KASA Fox 2 News steps-up (literally) as YOUR voice with his Facebook question of the day.

The provocative questions bring you right into the (HD) newsroom via the social net. Voice your O daily where your thoughts will be posted and open for view and additional comment on FB – select answers are read on the air during the 9 pm newscast.

Catch Johnny on Facebook, Twitter or johnny.chandler@krqe.com

Today’s question is gonna be a HOT one:

“Should the University of New Mexico fire Head Coach Mike Locksley?”
Johnny Chandler

Ay, caliente!

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Your Mouth Here

Posted by on August 10, 2010 | 3 comments
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On a very closely related note (to the previous post) there is a MAJOR opportunity with our Fox television affiliate for someone with mega watt talent to host their very own show:

“ALBUQUERQUE – Southwest television station is seeking a host for a brand new morning Style and Talk show on KASA-TV (Fox), part of LIN Media’s top-rated duopoly in Albuquerque, NM. Largely unscripted, we need an intelligent, energetic, dynamic, and interesting Host that will primarily appeal to the female demographic. You must be credible, competent and conversational.

This is not a news show but you must have strong interviewing skills and be able to discuss a wide range of topics with everyday people, professionals and personalities.

The Host will play a key role in the style and presentation of the program, hosting live and recorded interviews, and conducting discussions on a wide range of topics. You should be engaging, fun, web savvy and relatable [sic] to viewers from all walks of life.

This is truly a rare opportunity for you to let your personality shine. If this sounds like you, send tape & resume (web link preferred), and “why you” in three sentences, or less to erika.gonzales@krqe.com or mail:

Business Administrator
KASA-TV (Program Anchor/Host)
13 Broadcast Plaza SW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

No phone calls, please!

The application deadline is open until the position has been filled.

KASA-TV, owned & operated by LIN Media is an equal opportunity employer.” – KASA

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ICYDK: Cool & the Gang

Posted by on August 9, 2010 | 3 comments

And by “Cool” I mean Mike Powers and by “the Gang” I mean all the beautiful ladies and handsome gents of KRQE y KASA Fox 2 News.

With a picture so crystal clear it’s practically 3D you can gaze into the dreamy eyes of Tim Maestas and depth so real you can almost smell the freshness of grooming products on the perfectly coiffed aforementioned Powers.

For a groovier groove check out those weathercasters, esp. at night with their celestial glow as they pop off your set from in front of their green screen.

My one and only complaint is of the swiveling, HD symbols in the sidebars of video frames. Those things are giving me visual Tourette’s, like other simple life forms I’m totally distracted by the tiny shiny objects.

I’m sure I’ll complain again when all the seksi ladies of KRQE begin to give me a complex lookin’ all fly in Hi Def. Check it all out from the rockin’ new set to the FOF Michael Jambalaya (I say that with great respect for diverse and spicy things) every day on KRQE News 13 and Kasa Fox 2 News at 9.

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Your New Face of Fox, NM

Posted by on May 20, 2010 | Comments Off on Your New Face of Fox, NM

Kasa Fox 2 and their viewers have spoken – there is a brand new Face of Fox to rep. NM.

Congratulations to Michael Junchaya!

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Get Your Kasa Fox Face On!

Posted by on February 8, 2010 | One comment

More ops for local talent to shine: This time as the new Face of Fox.

Kasa Fox 2 is looking for “the Face” to represent our Fox affiliate under a one year paid contract, wherein you’ll make statewide appearances, televised, online promos and commercials and appear in other media.

Create your own 2 minute audition video showcasing your “enthusiasm, personality and originality, energy, and charisma…” –kasa

Click here for full deets and instructions. And always click the ©Sindication Casting tags for the latest on New Mexico talent ops.

A peek at the shoes you’ll be filling, outgoing Face of Fox Mark Underwood

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Advocate ABQ Courtesy KRQE+

Posted by on February 6, 2010 | Comments Off on Advocate ABQ Courtesy KRQE+


Albuquerque based non-profit organizations are eligible to be awarded one year of free advertising and media services valued at $1M courtesy of the New Mexico broadcasting media partnership – Advocate.

Applications are being accepted through February 12. Download the application at weadvocate.org.

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