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

House fire on Portland Ave., no injuries reported

Abilene firefighters are on the scene of a house fire in the 600 block of Portland Ave. They got the call about the fire at about 9 o'clock Thursday evening.

Deputy exposed to Ebola in Dallas went to Cooper High School

The man being treated for Ebola in a Dallas hospital died on Wednesday afternoon – and now another man may have been exposed to the virus and it has been discovered that he attended Cooper High School.

Abilene Chamber of Commerce names two Citizens of the Year

Highlighting the Abilene Chamber of Commerce’s membership banquet Tuesday night was the naming of the “Citizen of the Year.”

3-vehicle Abilene car crash started as aggravated assault

An accident on Mockingbird Lane about 3 p.m. Monday may have started as an aggravated assault near North 10th and Mockingbird.

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Man, 44, arrested in connection with north Abilene shooting

Police have now released the name of a 44-year-old man charged with shooting a man Monday night in north Abilene.

Abilene man recalls broadcasting tragic events live on 9/11

On Sept. 11, 2001 Grant Rampy was about as close as you could get to the center of chaos in the world.

Trooper shoots man during traffic stop on Hwy 84 north of Roscoe

State troopers arrested a man after he fired multiple shots at a trooper and resisted arrest on Highway 84 just north of Roscoe Wednesday afternoon.

Car chase in Nolan County ends in fatal crash

The Department of Public Safety and Sweetwater police are investigating a car chase that resulted in the death of a man in Nolan County Monday.

Civilians who 'lost their way' caused Dyess AFB front gate closure

Two civilians who “apparently lost their way” and attempted to gain unauthorized access to Dyess Air Force Base caused the base’s main gate to be closed Thursday evening, a Dyess spokesman said Friday.

Rezoning endorsed for north Abilene retirement home or assisted living facility

Developer Nick Coates wants to build a retirement home or assisted living facility in north Abilene.

Retired Abilene airman remembers globe-spanning flight

Retired Air Force Colonel James H. Morris piloted the first non-stop around-the-world flight of a jet aircraft in January 1957.

Sweetwater mayor resigns, will seek state senate seat

Sweetwater mayor Greg Wortham has resigned.

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