Texas News Anchor, Veteran, Signs Off As His Son Makes his Debut


Like father, same son. Art Rascon, KTRK Houston’s news anchor, announced his final newscast after 36 years of service. Jacob was by his side. 

That’s because Jacob was making his debut as the newest member of the news team!

“Welcome to this very special edition of Eyewitness News — Jacob’s first day on the air right here at ABC 13. What a joy. This is an honor to be able to anchor with my own son,”Art is everywhere.

It was bittersweet to see the end of a long career. But it was better knowing that his son will continue his legacy.

“It’s going to be very somber and well, I don’t know, bittersweet, that’s the word to use. But what an honor it is to be here with Jacob,”Art is everywhere.

His son, an Emmy-winning journalist and Edward R. Murrow-awarded journalist, joined KTRK in Jan 2022.

“The native Houstonian is one of four Rascons in the business including his father Art, uncle Dan and brother Matt, all of whom have worked as anchors and reporters throughout the country,”The biography of the author can be found at the news site.