Rachel Smith

Evening Producer

POSTED: 4:16 PM Jul 23 2014   UPDATED: 12:22 PM Feb 26 2015

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Rachel Smith has served as evening producer at KTXS News since January 2015. She joined the staff as an associate producer in July 2014.

She produces the 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts. She was 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

For beer and $20? 2 suspects sought in Abilene armed robbery

Abilene police are looking for two suspects in an armed robbery of the Allsup's convenience store on South Clack Street in Abilene.

Trial date set for 4 charged in Callahan County murder

The trial of four people charged with the murder of a Big Country woman has been set.

International film festival kicks off 17th year in Abilene on Friday

The 17th annual 24fps International Short Film Festival kicks off Friday night at the Paramount Theatre in Abilene.

$10,000 reward offered for missing Colorado City woman, 79

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information for a missing 79-year-old woman from Colorado City.

Police looking for suspect in southwest Abilene shooting

A shooting occurred just after 8:15 p.m. Monday in the 800 block of Presidio Drive, according to an Abilene police incident report.

Suspect sought in stabbing of two Abilene men

Abilene police are looking for the man who stabbed two other men over the weekend.

World of Work Youth Expo shows Big Country students career options

On Tuesday, students from across the Big Country will have a chance to find out more about their career options at the World of Work (WOW) Youth Expo.

Dyess Air Force Base

Dyess Air Force Base celebrates 68th birthday of Air Force

Dyess Air Force Base celebrated the 68th birthday of the Air Force on Friday.

Dr. David Young

Special meeting called to hire new Abilene ISD superintendent

Abilene Independent School District' is close to officially hiring Pampa ISD Superintendent Dr. David Young as superintendent of schools.

Abilene man pleads guilty to 2014 arson

An Abilene man has plead guilty to an arson charge dating back to October 2014.

Shane Sampson plead guilty on Thursday.

Man shoots himself during manhunt in Colorado City

A manhunt for an alleged kidnapper concluded with the suspect’s death Friday in Colorado City.

KTXS looks at renovations of new South Abilene grocery store

A KTXS News crew got a sneak peak at what's happening inside the new Market Street under renovation on Buffalo Gap road.





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