Maggie Contreras

Executive Producer

POSTED: 1:54 PM Jun 06 2012   UPDATED: 3:37 PM Jan 13 2015

Maggie Contreras is the executive producer  at KTXS.

Originally from New Hampshire, Maggie lived in Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and Tennessee before moving to the great state of Texas.

Maggie gained her love for news while working for her high school TV station, KGLE, at Allen High School in the DFW metroplex. She then went on to spend the best four years of her life at the University of Missouri in the Missouri School of Journalism. MIZ! In college, she reported and produced for the Mizzou-owned NBC affiliate, KOMU.

She moved to Abilene right out of college in May 2011 to work as the 6/10 producer. For the past 3 years, Maggie has had her hands on every news show produced at KTXS.

When she’s not at work, Maggie enjoys spending time with friends, playing with her basset mix, Anni, and curling up with a good book.


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Maggie's Most Recent Stories

Three Abilene car lots report car burglaries in one night

Abilene police are investigating three cases of car burglary in one night.

Death investigation

Coleman police investigate body found in vacant home

The Coleman Police Department found a body in a vacant home on the afternoon of Feb. 6.

Michael Wallace and Briana Payne arrest

Officials arrest 2 teens in Baird robbery, murder case

Authorities in Lubbock arrested a 19-year-old man and 18-year-old woman last week for their roles in a January robbery and murder in Baird.

Roderick Burns

Abilene man arrested after running from police, hiding in yard

Abilene police arrested Roderick Burns, 49, after he allegedly ran from police during a traffic stop.

Abilene police investigate break-in through dog door

The Abilene Police Department is investigating a burglary at a home in the 900 block of Jeanette Street on Saturday.

Danville gas leak closure

Part of Danville Drive reopens Saturday after gas leak

The Texas Department of Transportation has partially re-opened lanes of Danville Dr. from Southwest Dr. to South 14th Street Saturday afternoon.

Ex-Abilene Christian University football player indicted for assault

A Taylor County grand jury indicted Tyler Chapa, 20, for an assault family violence charge.

Charles Wayne Vernon

Taylor County Jail volunteer minister arrested for sexual abuse of child

A volunteer minister at the Taylor County Jail was arrested Monday for continuous sexual abuse of a child.

North Abilene DWI hit and run

Man flees accident, arrested for DWI in Abilene

The Abilene Police Department arrested a 46-year-old Hispanic male after he reportedly left the scene of an accident.


Arrest made for aggravated robbery at Mall of Abilene

A 22-year-old Abilene man has been arrested for an aggravated robbery that occurred Monday in the parking lot – near Best Buy – at the Mall of Abilene.

Abilene police 2

Abilene woman assaulted while walking home

Abilene police are investigating a report of assault on an Abilene woman while she was walking home Monday afternoon.

Angela Lara

Jury selected for animal cruelty trial in Abilene

The trial of Angela Lara, 29, began Tuesday with jury selection.





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