Christian Collins

Reporter/Weekend Producer

POSTED: 2:01 PM Feb 10 2014   UPDATED: 3:50 PM May 15 2014

An Abilene native, Christian has been a reporter/weekend producer at KTXS since February 2014.

Christian graduated from the University of North Texas in 2013 with a bachelor of arts in Broadcast media. While in college, he worked in Dallas as both a reporting intern for KDAF (CW33), programming intern for the radio station KBFB, and did promotional work for the Dallas Mavericks. In addition, he served as an anchor, reporter, and weatherman at NTTV, as well as radio personality for KNTU in Denton.

In his free time, Christian loves to travel, attend concerts & games, meet new people, and try new foods. He is very excited to start his career at KTXS with the support of friends and family from his hometown.

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Christian's Most Recent Stories

Is Abilene at risk of resurgence of whooping cough?

The number of people getting vaccinations for the sometimes deadly disease Pertussis – or “whooping cough” – in Texas has gone down, increasing the occurrence of the disease.

New, healthier alternatives in Abilene ISD school meals

Abilene ISD recently made changes to its school breakfast and lunch menus to meet the national Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act requirements.

Daphne Lay

Abilene woman, 31, arrested after firing shots at vehicle

A 31-year-old Abilene woman was arrested early Sunday after allegedly firing shots at a vehicle containing six people – including two infants – in the 4000 block of Wilshire Drive.

Vehicle rolls on access road to I-20 in Abilene

A vehicle traveling east on South Clack Street headed to I-20 drove off the road and rolled about 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

Dyess hosts Fiesta in the Park

Memorial Park at Dyess Air Force Base played host to the 7th annual 'Fiesta in the Park' Saturday.

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City of Abilene offering free after-school program

The city of Abilene will begin holding free after-school programs for residents starting Monday.

Public meeting set for Tuesday on closing I-20 bridge for repairs

The Texas Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting Tuesday to discuss the closure of the US84/Business I-20 bridge for repairs.

1 dead in highway gunfire with Texas sheriff's deputies

Authorities say one person has died during an exchange of gunfire with sheriff's deputies north of Waco on U.S. Business 77.

TSTC holds mass casualty emergency drill

Texas State Technical College held a mass casualty emergency drill for EMT students on their last day of school Friday morning to represent how important it is to work as a team.

Abilene Civic Center improvements proposed in advisory panel meeting

Possible improvements and renovations to the Abilene Civic Center were discussed during Wednesday's city bond advisory panel meeting.

Abilene teacher shares first-year teacher obstacles, excitement

Classes in Abilene ISD begin Aug. 25, but teachers have been working to prepare all summer.

Jason Paul Moore

Abilene man, 33, accused of throwing machete at wife

A 33-year-old Abilene man has been arrested after allegedly throwing a machete at his wife during an argument early Sunday morning.




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