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KTXS Makes News Director and Anchor Moves

KTXS, the ABC affiliate for Abilene, TX, has announced a few newsroom changes.

Jason Goodwin has been promoted from assistant news director to news director, replacing George Levesque who has led the news department since 2007. Levesque who is also an anchor, moves to managing editor and anchoring the station’s 10:00 p.m. news alongside Wayne McCormick.

“George has been an outstanding leader for KTXS News and now he will be able to use that same leadership to KTXS News at 10,” said KTXS vice president and general manager Albert Brown. Read more

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KTXS Names Mike Skow Sports Director

Mike Skow has been named sports director at KTXS in Abilene, TX.

Skow has been with the ABC-affiliate for the past four years, working as a news reporter and sports anchor.  Skow replaces Bryan Keating, who recently left KTXS for a job at KOCO in Oklahoma City.

“Mike has been with us for over four years, starting on the weekends in news,” KTXS news director George Levesque said. “He’s grown to become a valued member of the sports team and will no doubt excel at leading our sports department.”

Skow, who began his broadcasting career at KGUN in Tucson, has served as KTXS’s weekend sports anchor for the past year and a half.

KTXS Brings HD Local News to Abilene-Sweetwater

ABC-affiliate KTXS became the first station in the Abilene-Sweetwater market to broadcast its local news in HD on Wednesday with its 5 p.m. newscast.

“Our viewers hold us to a higher standard and with KTXS News in high definition, they will be very pleased with this tremendous upgrade to their viewing experience,” said Kyle Krebs, KTXS’s vice president and general manager.

KTXS news director George Levesque called the HD launch a “seminal moment for KTXS and for Abilene. It gives people a chance to see for the first time amazing detail of the cities, towns and counties they live in.” (Video of the station’s HD introduction here).

To show off its new HD look, the Bonten Media Group-owned station is airing  a 90-second video of natural scenery from the area at the close of its 10 p.m. newscast.