Jack Acosta was named news director at KENS-TV in May 2015.

Over the last 23 years, Acosta also worked at KHOU in Houston, WABC in New York and KTRK in Houston.

Other jobs he’s held in the newsroom include reporter, producer, executive producer and assistant news director.

Acosta serves as chairman of the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters. He’s also a Communities In Schools mentor for students at John Jay High School.

Acosta is a graduate of the Texas A&M University School of Journalism.

He and his wife, Rebecca, have two daughters, Scout and Josephine. On weekends, you’ll probably find the family hiking in the hills north of San Antonio.

His other interests include tacos, poker, movies, ATVs and cabin building.