James Doughty joins KWES NewsWest 9

Broadcast journalist James Doughty joins NewsWest 9 as News Director. James most recently worked at City Hall in San Antonio and in television news at KENS 5. Born in Midland, Texas, James graduated from Texas Tech University in 1997 with a BA in Broadcast Journalism. He's worked in many Texas newsrooms including KVII, KIII, KTRE and KSAN.

James is happily married with two children and several pets.

James and his wife Angela will attend Kelview Heights Baptist Church, where James attended as a child and accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Saviour.

James is a 4th generation Texan. He carries the namesake of his 3rd great-grandfather who was the first superintendent of the King Ranch and Sheriff of Refugio county. Another ancestor, John Moses, came to Texas in 1847 and wrote a series of columns for the San Antonio Express News from 1887 to 1890 under the pseudonym Sesom.

"I am so proud to join KWES General Manager Jackie Rutledge and the entire team at NewsWest 9," Doughty said. "This station has a strong and solid history of delivering local news coverage on live TV and across its digital platforms."

Quotes on work:

There is nothing better for people than to be happy in their work. That is why we are here.”   Ecclesiastes 3:22 NLT


“Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talents entrusted to you.” Henri F. Amiel


“Whatever you do, work with all your heart as if working for the Lord, not for men.” Colossians 3:23


“The humblest tasks get beautified if loving hands do them.”   Louisa May Alcott


“A virtuous heart, like the body, becomes strong and healthy more by labor than nourishment.”  John Paul Richter


 “To love what you do and feel that it matters – how could anything be more fun?”  

Katherine Graham


“Each will receive his own reward according to his labor …” 1 Corinthians 3:8 NASB


“Pennies do not come from heaven -- they have to be earned here on earth.”

Margaret  Thatcher


“The brave man carves out his fortune, and every man is the son of his own works.”  Miguel   Cervantes


“Of all pleasures the fruit of labor is the sweetest.”  Marquis de Vauvenargues


“The best work never was and never will be done for money.” John Ruskin


“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”  Confucius


“Work banishes those three great evils: boredom, vice and poverty.”  Voltaire


“Work will win when wishy washy wishing wont. “  Thomas S. Monson


“The greatest weariness comes from work not done.”  Eric Hoffer


“When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.”  Eleanor Roosevelt

“Everyone’s work product, whatever it may be, is always a portrait of himself/herself.”

Samuel Butler


“Observe those good at their work – skilled workers are always in demand and admired.”  Proverbs


“The Christian shoemaker does his duty not by putting little crosses on the shoes, but by making good shoes, because God is interested in good craftsmanship.”  

Martin Luther (1483-1546)