Master of Ceremony
KPRC-TV/Channel 2 Anchor & Meteorologist
Khambrel Marshall is a member of the KPRC 2 Severe Weather Team and delivers the weekend forecasts to help you plan your day. He also is host of “Houston Newsmakers with Khambrel Marshall,” a weekly program that delves into issues in the news that Southeast Texans most care about. Khambrel has had a multifaceted career in broadcasting. While studying for his broadcasting degree from Arizona State University, he began his first job in TV as weekend sports anchor in Phoenix. Through the years, he was sports reporter, sports director, then primary news anchor in Miami before joining KPRC-TV as weekday anchor in May 1999. Khambrel took a newsroom leadership role as Executive Producer for several years, before accepting a position as weekend meteorologist. This self-proclaimed “weather geek” earned his Broadcast Meteorology Certification from Mississippi State University. Khambrel Marshall
Khambrel has won numerous awards in journalism and community service. Among them is one of broadcasting top awards, the Emmy, for a feature series titled “Guardians at Sea,”; chronicling the efforts of the U.S. Coast Guard to rescue Cuban and Haitian refugees crossing the Florida Straits. Khambrel has been married since 1979 to his wife Debbie and they have three daughters and two grandchildren.
The Galaxy Band
Galaxy Band is a musical group in Houston with captivating sounds of authentic styles from the Caribbean. As a testament to their versatility, they will occasionally mix elements of Pop, R&B, Rock, Jazz, etc. in their performances. Over the years, the band received several awards for live entertainment and has shared the stage with popular artists such as Tessanne Chin (Jamaican artist and season 5 winner of “The Voice”), reggae superstars Freddy McGregor, Tarrus Riley, Alaine, Soca artist Bunji Garlin and many others. Galaxy Band will excite any event with a refreshing and jubilant musical experience unlike any other.
JAMAICA FOUNDATION OF HOUSTON 57th INDEPENDENCE GALA