BJ Austin

BJ Austin has more than 25 years of broadcast journalism experience, anchoring and reporting in Atlanta, New York, New Orleans and Dallas. She covered Atlanta City Hall, the Georgia Legislature and the corruption trials of Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards. More recently, BJ has reported on events at Dallas City Hall for more than a decade, including the American Airlines Arena vote, the FBIâââ

5:06 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Mark Cuban Testifies During Insider-Trading Trial

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 10:36 am



One of pro basketball's most colorful figures is not on the court, but he's now in court. Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks, defended himself yesterday on civil charges of insider trading.

From member station KERA in Dallas, BJ Austin reports.

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4:29 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

At Least Six Dead After Tornadoes Tear Through North Texas

Originally published on Thu May 16, 2013 7:24 pm



This is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. From NPR News, I'm Melissa Block.


And I'm Audie Cornish.

It had been a relatively quiet tornado season, until last night, when 10 tornadoes touched down in Texas. The biggest hit Granbury, south of Fort Worth. The twister was a mile-wide with winds up to 200 miles per hour. Six people died and dozens more were injured. Rescuers spent today assessing the damage and going house-to-house searching for survivors. BJ Austin of member station KERA reports.

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