San Antonio Sportscaster Retiring After 25 Years

By Kevin Eck 

Veteran sportscaster Joe Reinagel is retiring from San Antonio CBS affiliate KENS after 25 years.

“It is always difficult to make big decisions like this, but the time is right,” Reinagel said. “I have been incredibly blessed to be a part of such an iconic television station for so long.”

While Reinagel said the move on Feb. 28 will give him more time to spend with his wife, five daughters and four grandchildren, he said he’d miss KENS.


“The people I have had the pleasure to work with over the years have all been professionals, the best at what we do,” said Reinagel. “But they’re also kind, loving people who care deeply for this community. I have made many lifelong friends here.”

Reinagel is only the second main evening sportscaster in the history of the station. He started working at the station in 1997 and took over for legendary sportscaster Dan Cook in 2000.

“We are definitely sad to see Joe go but we understand his desire to spend more time with his precious grandchildren,” said KENS president and gm Tom Cury. “We’re grateful for the 25 years Joe has given KENS 5 and sports fans throughout South Texas.”