Art Rascon

Art Rascon is the President and Owner of Rascon Media Group.

He brings an incredible 36 years of Media Experience to your company and to you personally. He understands the fast changing world of communications and media.

Art has worked, reported and interviewed people in more than 80 countries throughout the world and every state in the United States. He knows what it takes to make you look, sound, and perform with more confidence and credibility. His story telling is unmatched and will reach any audience and is an Multi Award Winning Documentary producer and writer.

Art has won 21 Emmys from the National Association of Television Artists and a host of other National and Local reporting, writing, and talent awards for his documentary and reporting skills.

Whether its documentary work, presentations, media training, image or crisis consulting, Art will change the way you do things.

The EMMY Award-winning native of Texas, joined ABC13 KTRK Houston in September 1998. He served as 11 a.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscast anchor until retiring in January 2022.

Rascon’s extensive journalistic career includes coverage of major events such as wars and conflicts in Iraq, the Balkans, the Middle East, the Caribbean, and Central America. He has traveled alongside numerous juvenile immigrants on their perilous journey to the U.S. border. Additionally, Rascon has reported on U.S. Presidential elections, domestic and international terrorist attacks, the Virginia Tech campus shooting, and various hurricanes, including Katrina and Ike.

Before his tenure at ABC13, Rascon worked as a correspondent at CBS News, covering a wide range of global events, from Haiti’s civil unrest to Mexico’s guerrilla wars, Peru’s hostage standoff, Cuba’s downing of U.S. planes, TWA, and other airline disasters, as well as numerous school shootings and conflicts in Central America.

From 1989 to 1994, he was a reporter at KABC-TV in Los Angeles, where he covered high-profile events such as the O.J. Simpson case, the Rodney King beating trial, the L.A. riots, and the Branch Davidian stand-off, along with natural disasters like earthquakes, fires, and floods.

Rascon’s reporting spans over 70 countries, five continents, and nearly every state in the United States. He has earned numerous awards, including 27 Emmy nominations and 20 wins, along with recognition from the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the International Rotary Club, and various press clubs. The National Hispanic Business Magazine once named him one of the 100 most influential Hispanics in America.

In addition to his journalistic achievements, Rascon received the Houston Father Of The Year award in 2008 and the Paul Harris Fellow award from Rotary International in 2010. He has served in leadership roles in media associations, including the RTNDA, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, and the Houston Association of Hispanic Media Professionals. Currently, he is a board member of YMCA-International Services in Houston. Rascon, a graduate of Brigham Young University with additional studies in European Politics in Madrid, Spain, resides in Houston with his wife, Patti, and is a proud parent of seven children, two of whom also pursue careers in journalism.

He remains an active participant in various charity groups and is renowned as a motivational speaker.