Rachel Smith

Associate Producer

POSTED: 4:16 PM Jul 23 2014   UPDATED: 4:14 PM Sep 10 2014

Rachel Smith has been an associate producer at KTXS since July 2014.

She assists the producers with the 5, 6, and 10 p.m. newscasts and is excited to be launching her career in Abilene.

Rachel was born in Texas, but grew up most of her life in Colorado. She returned to Texas in 2010 to attend Abilene Christian University. In May she graduated with a B.A. in English with a focus in Digital Media.

While she was in school at ACU, Rachel produced and edited the Ken Collums show, the JMC Network Newscast, and other projects for the ACU Journalism department.

Since starting work at KTXS, she has enjoyed gaining new knowledge everyday from those on the news team.

In her free time Rachel enjoys shooting and editing short films, doing yoga, reading, and watching documentaries. She is very excited about her work at KTXS and the possibilities the future holds.

Rachel's Most Recent Stories

Kitchen fire causes at least $25k of damage to Abilene home

A fire inside an Abilene home Friday afternoon caused tens of thousands of dollars of damage.

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Correctional officer upgraded to stable condition after prison bus crash

A state correctional officer injured in a prison bus crash last week near Odessa was upgraded from critical condition to stable on Thursday.

Local restaurant helps Taylor County Sheriff's Office get new K-9

A few weeks ago, Moe's Southwest Grill had a fundraiser to purchase a new K-9 for the Taylor County Sheriff's Office.

Escaped Arkansas convict caught at Tye truck stop

A prisoner who escaped from a federal prison in Arkansas was found over the weekend in the Big Country.

Abilene man, 28, charged in Jefferson Street shooting

Abilene police have arrested a 28-year-old man in connection with an early morning shooting on Sunday.

2 suspected burglars lead Coleman authorities on foot chase

Police in Coleman have arrested and charged two people with burglary of a habitation after a foot chase.

'The Interview' to play Christmas Day in Abilene

The highly disputed movie "The Interview" will play at the Town and Country Drive-in Theatre in Abilene.

Car smashed by train after getting stuck on tracks near Putnam

A man from the Dallas/ Fort Worth area walked away with no injuries after a train hit his car Monday afternoon. The accident happened around 4:30 p.m. in Callahan County, just east of Putnam.

Abilene bank partners with charity for #GivingTuesday

Thanksgiving is a day for giving thanks -- and we have Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday to get deals. Now, we also have #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to giving back to your community.

'Light up a Life' fundraiser supports hospice patients

The annual “Light up a Life” fundraiser is going on at the Mall of Abilene through Christmas Eve.

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Condoleezza Rice to speak at Abilene Civic Center

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will be speaking at Abilene Civic Center in Abilene on Tuesday.

2 taken to hospital after 18-wheeler flips while exiting I-20 in Abilene

An 18-wheeler traveling east on I-20 flipped around 9:30 a.m. Monday.





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