Dave Ward's Houston

Dave Ward’s Houston on abc13 KTRK explores the people, places and events that make this city so special.


Honorary Dave Ward Place

Dave Ward was honored for his 50 years of broadcasting to the city of Houston and beyond with his very own street sign next to channel 13 where he spent so much of his life. 

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Shara Fryer wins 2022 Dave Ward Media Excellence Award

Shara Fryer is the news anchor for Houston’s Morning News on News Radio 740 KTRH and the 2022 winner of the Dave Ward Media Excellence Award. 

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Dave Ward honored at Crime Stoppers of Houston’s Annual Gala

Crime Stoppers CEO Rania Mankarious honored Dave Ward for his 40 years of outstanding service to Crime Stoppers. 

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Dave Ward Excellence in Media Award 2021

The winner of the 2021 Dave Ward Excellence in Media Award is KPRC 2 news director Dave Strickland. 

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Regis Philbin remembered by Dave Ward

Dave Ward remembers friend Regis Philbin who he interviewed in 2011.  

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Rudy Tomjanovich talks what if Houston Rockets faced Chicago Bulls in championship

Last week was the 25-year anniversary of the Houston Rockets second Championship. Dave Ward sat down with the man himself, Coach Rudy Tomjanovich, who was recently inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2020. From discussing what Michael[…..]

Mickey Gilley talks Gilley’s & Urban Cowboy

Dave Ward talks with Mickey Gilley, about his famous Pasadena club and ‘Urban Cowboy.’ 

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Dave Ward talks about SpaceX launch and NASA history

Throughout his career, Dave Ward has covered the NASA space program from the Florida launch site for Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, and shuttle flights. 

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How KTRK inspired the Astrodome

Not many people realize that the channel 13 studio inspired the design of the Eighth Wonder of the World. 

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Tony’s celebrates 55 years

Tony’s is celebrating 55 years of being one of the centers of the Houston socialite and celebrity scene. 

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