All kinds of changes are going down at KTXS in Abilene, TX.
Jason Goodwin is promoted to KTXS News Director. Additionally, other changes in the newsroom include Braid Blanks moving from 10 pm to 5 pm and George Levesque assumes the position of Managing Editor and will anchor the 5 pm and 10 pm Newscast. Albert Brown, KTXS Vice President and General Manager announced the changes will be effective June 17th.
Jason started his career as a newscast producer at stations in Oklahoma City, Tampa FL, and New York City. Prior to joining KTXS, he served as an Executive Producer in Tulsa. “KTXS has had a long commitment to the viewers in Abilene and all parts of the Big Country. I look forward to leading a great team of professionals who believe in getting the facts right, and tracking storms,” Goodwin said.
Braid Blanks will move from anchoring KTXS News at 10 to the 5 pm newscast to spend more time with her family. She will continue to anchor KTXS News at 6 with Wayne McCormick. Braid is an award winning journalist and a hometown girl born in Abilene and a graduate of Abilene Christian University.
George Levesque, who has served as KTXS News Director since 2007, will become Managing Editor. He will be joining Wayne McCormick as 10 pm anchor. “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 Brown. Levesque will continue his role as anchor of KTXS News at Five. George is a Colorado City native who graduated from McMurry University and has won several Texas Associated Press Broadcasters awards for journalism.
Joining KTXS as meteorologist will be Anthony Domol. Anthony is a graduate of Michigan State University; he later went to Valparaiso University in Indiana where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Meteorology.