Channel 2 Crew

Retired and Former Employees of KPRC-TV

If you have any news about former employees please pass it along to the crew committee. An email address is on the contact page. A list of former Channel Two Employees who have passed away can be found at our Memoriam Page.

Charlie Hunt


Charles J. “Charlie” Hunt, engineer at KPRC-TV, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2018 at age 92. Charlie was one of the first engineers at Channel 2, which at that time was KLEE-TV. When he retired he was Assistant Chief Engineer in charge of maintenance.



Kenny Boles


Kenny Boles, KPRC-TV newsman and anchor, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Kenny joined Channel 2 News in 1979, first working at the Austin bureau and then as crime reporter and weekend anchor. He later moved back to East Texas as News Director of KLTV in Lufkin




Rudy Coles

Rudolph H. “Rudy” Coles, 94, of New Bedford, MA, passed away Wednesday, August 16th at Sacred Heart Home following a lengthy illness. Rudy was proud of his career experiences, working at Houston’s first TV station, KPRC as a sound engineer, while attending the University of Houston as a part-time student, pursuing a Bachelor’s degree he would eventually earn in 1957. After relocating to Massachusetts, he was employed more than twenty years with Xerox Corporation


Marietta Marich


Former KPRC Radio personality Marietta Marich, well know for her program “Midnight With Marietta”, passed away on September 28 at Memorial Hermann Hospital after surgical complications. She was preceeded in death by her husband Bob Marich, also a KPRC employee. A Memorial service will by held at Grace Presbyterian Church, 10221 Ella Lee Lane, Houston, Texas 77042 on Saturday, October 7 at 10 AM.



Ruth Oelfke

Former Channel 2 switchboard operator and receptionist, Ruth Oelfke, passed away Sept. 23, 2017, in Baytown, Texas. She was an early Channel 2 employee and fondly remembered by many from the days of the Quonset Hut on Post Oak Road.