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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Elmwood Shopping Center seeing new life in Abilene

The Elmwood Shopping Center – on South 7th at Leggett Drive – was built in 1951 but has seen new life in recent years.

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Monday is deadline to register for Abilene's January city council election

Monday is the last day to sign up and vote for the Abilene City Council special election being held on Jan. 13.

Abilene Zoo animals receive gifts created by young visitors

Animals at the Abilene Zoo had a little fun Sunday morning when they received their 'enrichment' gifts.

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How record low crude oil prices could affect Abilene, and Texas

The price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil fell to just under $60 a barrel, the lowest cost in 5 years, which will have some effects in 2015 for Abilene.

Super Bowl champion Dominic Rhodes brings holiday cheer to Abilene

Super Bowl champion and Cooper High School graduate Dominic Rhodes made his way back home Thursday morning to help two Habitat for Humanity families needing help for the holidays.

HEB delivers 60,000 pounds of food to West Central Texas Food Bank

Two truckloads containing thousands of pounds of food were delivered to the West Central Texas Food Bank Friday morning as part of HEB's "Fill the Basket" Food Drive.

Calorie count requirements set for food chains, including many Abilene restaurants

The Food and Drug Administration has announced it will soon require chain restaurants, and even movie theaters, to post calorie counts on all foods on menus, including items such as popcorn.

Online holiday shopping safety tips offered

With holiday season approaching, many people are getting their shopping done not only in stores but also online.

'The Nutcracker' continues its holiday tradition at the Paramount

The Abilene Ballet Theatre presented its annual holiday production of the Nutcracker at the Paramount on Sunday afternoon.

Community gets special gift for 8 year old Abilene girl living with Cerebral Palsy

A community came together at Ward Elementary Friday morning to surprise 8-year-old Ella Frerich, who lives with Cerebral Palsy with a new bike that meets her needs.

18-wheeler jack-knifes, blocks traffic on I-20

An 18-wheeler lost control and ran off of the road on I-20 just before Exit 267 at around 1:15 Saturday afternoon.

Abilene ISD reports more than 700 'homeless' children

Abilene ISD is doing its part to help the growing numbers of 'homeless' children.




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