Trenton Hooker

Trenton Hooker

KXXV/KRHD

Executive Producer

Trenton Hooker is an executive producer for KXXV and KRHD in Waco, Texas.

He has won three regional Edward R. Murrow Awards in 2022 and picked up a Lone Star Emmy nomination in 2021 for his work at 25 News.

Trenton served on the 25 News team as In-Depth producer and worked previously as evening news producer for KRHD News in the Brazos Valley.

He was born in Houston and graduated summa cum laude with a journalism degree from the Jack J. Valenti School of Communication at the University of Houston.

Prior to moving to Central Texas, Trenton worked for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service making wildlife education and conservation videos for children's hospitals. Also, he directed and produced a documentary film, "The Texas City Tragedy," about the worst industrial accident in U.S. history and was featured in the Houston Green Film Series.

He's also been a contributor to the Houston Chronicle and PBS TV 8 KUHT.

When he's not out digging for the latest story, Trenton and his wife, Rachel, are taking care of their children – three spoiled rotten dogs and a baby girl.

Send him your story tips at trenton.hooker@kxxv.com.

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