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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Abilene police believe more victims may exist in school sex case

The Abilene Police Department believes there may be "additional victims who have not come forward” in the case of a former Abilene ISD administrator who resigned Wednesday and was charged with improper relationship between teacher and student.

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Abilene ISD administrator charged with having sex with student

A former administrator at Holland Medical High School in Abilene ISD has been charged with improper relationship between teacher and student, according to documents filed in 42nd District Court.

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Bird strike forces medical helicopter to land near Merkel

An Air Evac medical helicopter with a patient on board had to make an emergency landing about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday night after the pilot reported a bird strike.

Firefighters battle blaze on Portland Avenue., no injuries reported

Abilene firefighters battled a house fire Thursdayi evening in the 600 block of Portland Ave. They got the call about the fire at about 9 p.m. Thursday.

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.

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