Nick Bradshaw

KTXS Photographer

POSTED: 3:45 PM Jan 28 2014   UPDATED: 2:48 PM Aug 27 2014

Contact Info

Nick Bradshaw, who is a KTXS photographer, has worked at the station since 2011.

Nick was raised in the Big Country and graduated from Eula High School, where he took pictures for the school newspaper.

Growing up, Nick had a love for news. After watching the Oklahoma City bombing news coverage, he knew exactly what he wanted to do. Nick spent time working in radio while attending high school. After the Sept. 11 attacks, he knew it was time. He started working at another local TV station as production assistant.

In March 2011, Nick came to KTXS as a dayside photographer. Since then, he has won several Associated Press awards, including best photojournalism in 2013 and 2014. Nick also won a 2014 Best Photojournalism EMMA award from the Lone-star chapter of The National Academy of Television.

Nick has numerous stories since 2011, including a string of devastating wildfires, the West explosion and a shooting in the Holiday Hills neighborhood.

In the Holiday Hills shooting, which involved a 12-year-old boy, Nick was the first news photographer on the scene. It was then that he took an interest in that neighborhood and the people who were trying to change things. Nick was able to meet the boy who was shot and says it was among his greatest moments.

When Nick isn’t working, he loves to travel, watch movies, music, and is a member of his church. He has served at Mission Abilene for several years as a youth pastor.

Nick's Most Recent Stories

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Hope in the form of football: The AHS 'Game of Champions'

There is no question, this week has been rough for news in our community.

But Friday night we saw hope, and it came where you least expect it -- on the gridiron in the annual Game of Champions

Police ID victim in Abilene fatal crash

Abilene police have identified the victim in a single-vehicle accident in the 4800 block of N US Hwy 277 late Thursday.

Driver suffers severe injuries in I-20 crash in Abilene

A driver is in the hospital with what could be life-threatening injuries after an accident on I-20.

Smoke from grass fire causes backups on Winters Freeway

A grass fire off Winters Freeway near North 1st Street in Abilene caused traffic backups because of reduced visibility from the smoke.

Woman crashes her car into Abilene apartment complex

A female driver drove her car through a building in south Abilene around 9:30 p.m. Monday.

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.

Update: Fire causes evacuation of Abilene apartment complex

The cause of a two-alarm fire late Tuesday at the Spanish Arms apartment complex -- in the 1700 block of North 6th Street -- is still under investigation.

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2 injured in Treadaway Boulevard crash

Two people were taken to an Abilene hospital Tuesday after a Subaru, attempting to make a U-turn, was struck by a  Cadillac.

SPECIAL REPORT: Guardrail manufacturer blamed for deaths, injuries across country

As you drive along our nation’s highways, guardrails are there to protect you. Yet across the country, some of those guardrails may be doing just the opposite.

Abilene man recalls broadcasting tragic events live on 9/11

On Sept. 11, 2001 Grant Rampy was about as close as you could get to the center of chaos in the world.

Man, 23, released from hospital after truck wrecks, wraps around sign

A 23-year-old man has been released from the hospital after his truck crashed into a sign, wrapping around it, at Betty Hardwick Center late Tuesday night.

Funeral for brothers killed in plane crash held in Abilene

The funeral for the two brothers who both died in the plane crash just outside of Abilene on Sunday was held at 2 p.m. Friday afternoon at Hillcrest Church of Christ in Abilene.

 

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