Wayne McCormick

POSTED: 1:57 PM Jun 06 2012   UPDATED: 3:19 PM May 14 2014
KTXS News Anchor Wayne McCormick

Wayne McCormick has been the 6 and 10 o'clock news anchor on KTXS-TV since 1992. For 12 years, he also hosted the weekly KTXS Academic Challenge show that featured high school academic teams.

Among his varied assignments, McCormick has covered the NATO-led Stabilisation Force (SFOR) and U.S. Air Force participation in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1996. He also covered relief efforts in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Before joining KTXS in 1992, McCormick served as news director and news anchor at KREX-TV in Grand Junction, Colorado. In the early '90s he worked as news director and news anchor at a TV station in Sterling, Colorado. From 1984 - 1988, he was general manager of KSMT-FM in Breckenridge, Colorado.

Previously, he served as program director and operations manager for Curt Gowdy Broadcasting stations in Laramie, Wyoming and worked with KVOR-AM and KSPZ-FM in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Wayne began his broadcasting career in 1973 at KFJB-AM and FM in Marshalltown, Iowa.

McCormick won an Edward R. Murrow award for his reporting on the Hurricane Katrina aftermath in New Orleans.

Wayne majored in telecommunicative arts at Iowa State University,

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Wayne's Most Recent Stories

Sweetwater mayor resigns, will seek state senate seat

Sweetwater mayor Greg Wortham has resigned.

Abilene police car

Abilene man avoids arrest for hours Tuesday

Abilene police and city marshals spent hours Tuesday trying to track down a 26-year-old man wanted for forgery.

Funeral service Monday for Brownwood teen killed in UTV crash

The funeral service has been set for Elias Stanke, the Brownwood teen who was killed last week in a utility vehicle crash.

Police ID motorcyclist killed in Abilene crash

Police have identified the motorcyclist killed Wednesday in an accident on South Treadaway near the Loop 322 overpass.

Search continues for missing Cooper grad in South Carolina

In South Carolina, the search continues for a missing woman who is also a Cooper High School graduate.

Old Abilene control tower coming down

Demolition of the old control tower at Abilene Regional Airport is underway.

UPDATED: Abilene woman injured in apartment fire arrested for arson

The victim who suffered from smoke inhalation in a Friday night fire has been arrested for arson.

Clifford Talbot salute

Abilene man who made D-Day landing honored by French government

On the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, 94-year-old Clifford Talbott of Abilene is remembering the fateful day he landed on Utah Beach.

Matthew Navarro, capital murder

Brownwood prosecutor outlines case in Navarro murder trial

The prosecution has begun laying out their case in a Brownwood courtroom against 23-year-old Matthew Navarro.

Clifford C. Cook Jr.

Abilene man, 38, arrested in shooting of child at apartment complex

After a Friday night shooting at an Abilene apartment complex, police have arrested 38-year-old Clifford C. Cook Jr.

fatal accident

California man, 79, dies in wrong way crash on I-20 in Mitchell County

A 79-year-old California man was killed Thursday in a crash on Interstate 20 in Mitchell County.

Brownwood ambulance contract still up in the air

Guardian EMS, their current provider, is being purchased by Allegiance Ambulance based out of Georgetown.

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