Maggie Contreras

Executive Producer

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

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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

piano man

Signatures on petition growing to bring 'piano man' back to ACU

Support for an iconic figure at Abilene Christian University is growing.

(img1)BB gun vandalism and punishment and the legality of BB guns in Abilene

Police: Car vandalism a continuing problem in Abilene

Abilene police reported 28 vehicles had windows broken out in the past week and a half, following an increasing trend of car vandalism.

Car theft

Police: July a busy month for car thieves in Abilene

July was a hot month for Abilene, not just for temperatures, but for automobile thefts.

Hendrick Medical Plaza opening

Hendrick Medical System officially opens south Abilene location

Hendrick Medical System’s new 38,000-square-foot south Abilene plaza officially opened its doors Monday – with its internal medicine, radiology and laboratory sections.

Hendrick Medical Plaza opening

Hendrick opening new medical plaza in south Abilene

Hendrick Medical Center expanded health care to south Abilene at its new plaza, and KTXS took a tour Friday.

Body found

Taylor County deputies positively ID body as missing Seymour man

The Taylor County Sheriff's Department positively identified a body found on the side of Hwy 277 as a man missing from Seymour.

Sam Carroll

Jury duty to be delayed Monday for Taylor County judge's funeral

Reporting for jury duty in Taylor County will be delayed on Monday, Aug. 10 to allow courthouse staff to attend the funeral of County Court at Law #2 Judge Sam Carroll.

Abilene Police: Infant in rollover crash dies from injuries

A 9-month-old Abilene child has died after being in a rollover accident with his family on Tuesday on FM 600 near Lake Fort Phantom, according to the Abilene Police Department.

Arnold and Stamford accident

Failure to halt at stop sign sends 2 to Abilene hospital

Two people from Wyoming were taken to an Abilene hospital after an accident on Arnold Boulevard and West Stamford Street on Thursday morning.

South 14th and Leggett accident

3 vehicles, Abilene police unit involved in accident

An Abilene Police Department SUV collided with three other vehicles on South 14th Street Tuesday afternoon.

Founder of Fehr Foods in Abilene dies in plane crash

The man who founded Fehr Foods in Abilene died on Sunday in a plane crash in Oklahoma.

Latisha Hilley

Murder Probe: Police ID deceased woman found near Abilene home

Police have identified the woman found deceased Sunday near an abandoned north Abilene home.

 

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