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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Ex-Gold Exchange co-owner sentenced on tax & firearm charges

Charles Camp, the 73-year-old former co-owner of Abilene Gold Exchange, was sentenced Thursday on tax and firearm charges.

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An occupant in at least one car reportedly fired at another in the 2400 block of Fannin Street about 4:20 p.m. Tuesday and led law enforcement on a high-speed chase.

Evacuation lifted after incident at Snyder gas plant

The evacuation of about two dozen homes near the Snyder Kinder Morgan gas plant has been lifted.

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Abilene chief: AISD superintendent has impeded school sex probes

Abilene Police Chief Stan Standridge said Tuesday he is filing a complaint against Abilene ISD Superintendent Heath Burns with AISD’s Board of Trustees because Burns has impeded police investigations.

Cowboy hats could become 'official' hats of Texas

The cowboy hat has been a symbol of Texas for years, and it could become the official state hat of Texas soon.

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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.

Emergency helicopter landing

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.”

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

Roderick Sneed

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.

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