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,

You can also connect with Wayne here .

Wayne's Most Recent Stories

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Early voting for the Nov. 4 election began Monday and will run through Oct. 31.

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While it was homecoming weekend on Abilene Christian University's campus, things looked a little more crowded than usual.

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The 2014 Ebola outbreak began spreading throughout Africa in March. It is now in four different countries in Africa and has killed more than 3,000 people.

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Experimental drug helps American doctor and nurse infected with Ebola

An experimental serum for Ebola recently given to Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantley is raising some questions.

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Abilenians of all ages grabbed some trash bags and did their part in helping clean up Kirby Lake this past weekend. The cleanup was hosted by the Keep Abilene Beautiful organization.

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Abilene MOPS organization hosts 'Touch a Truck' fundraiser

Kids in Abilene got the chance Saturday to experience what it's like to ride in a firetruck or police car. Abilene Mothers of Preschoolers, or MOPS, hosted an event called Touch a Truck.

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Nearly 350 people came out to Frontier Texas Saturday to benefit the Cancer Services Network. The event is used to honor cancer survivors, those still fighting the battle, and remembering those who lost it.

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Abilene RC Society hosts annual Chopper Madness event

If you see unmanned aircraft flying at Sea Bee Park in Abilene this weekend, don't be alarmed.

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Lower gas prices help out Abilene businesses

Gas prices have dropped significantly in the past two months. In Abilene, gas was an average of $3.29 per gallon in August. The lowest price seen on Thursday was $2.91 a gallon.

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A former United States senator was honored in a big way Wednesday at Dyess Air Force Base.

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A fire that destroyed a hotel in Colorado City Thursday is affecting the local community.

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