Lori Fullbright

Lori Fullbright anchors the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. news each night with Craig Day. She has been the station's crime reporter for 31 years and has covered countless crime scenes and interviewed thousands of crime victims as well as hundreds of criminals and law enforcement officers.

Thursday, December 6th 2007, 12:30 pm

By: News On 6


Lori Fullbright anchors the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. news each night with Craig Day.

She has been the station's crime reporter for 31 years and has covered countless crime scenes and interviewed thousands of crime victims as well as hundreds of criminals and law enforcement officers.

She speaks to groups all over the state about crime safety and how to avoid the current cons, frauds and scams.

Lori was inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame in 2020.

She was inducted into the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Hall of Fame in 2023, for her years of covering crime victims and teaching citizens how to be safe.

She’s a four-time Emmy award winner.

She won a Regional Edward R Murrow Award for her 30-minute documentary on missing people in Oklahoma.

She won a KATY award for her story about a murder suspect who surrendered to her at the News on 6 studios.

She’s traveled to 7 countries, including 2 war zones, covering stories about Oklahomans.

She went to Jordan to cover Tulsa’s Special Operations team as they competed in International Warrior Games.

She went to Iraq, covering Oklahoma soldiers on the war front, flying missions in a Black Hawk. 

She went to Bosnia to cover the Oklahoma soldiers called up to help with that peacekeeping mission. 

She went to Spain and Italy and spent time on a warship and aircraft carrier, interviewing the Oklahomans who rescued Captain Scott O'Grady after he was shot down over Bosnia. 

She went to London to ride with Bobbies on the beat, to see how officers there do police work without guns. 

Lori was sent to Denver for nearly a year to cover the OKC bombing trials of Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols. She later covered McVeigh's execution. 

Lori went to St. Lucia to cover officers hunting for marijuana in the mountains. 

She also went to Atlanta to cover the bombing at the summer Olympics.

Lori graduated summa cum laude from the University of Missouri-Columbia Journalism School with a Broadcast Journalism degree and a GPA of 3.98. Before joining the News On 6 team in 1992, Lori worked at KSPR-TV in Springfield, Missouri and KTVO-TV in Kirksville, Missouri and KOMU-TV in Columbia, Missouri.

Lori’s awards include:

2015 Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters award for best investigative report; 2014 OAB award for best news feature; 2013 Newsie by the Tulsa Press Club for favorite reporter; 2008 OAB award for best investigative piece; 2008 Society of Professional Journalist’s award for investigative reporting; 2005 Tulsa Police Department Citizen's Appreciation Award; 2005 Tulsa's Sigma Gamma Rho Status of Women honor; 2004 Pinnacle Award, presented by the Tulsa Mayor's Commission on the Status of Women and 2003 Best of Broadcast award for best reporter.

Lori is a former board member of the International Association of Cold Case Investigators and former board member of the Citizens Crime Commission that operates the Crime Stoppers and Alert Neighbor programs and former board member of Operation Hope Prison Ministry board. 

She’s a certified instructor for CLEET, The Council on Law Enforcement, Education and Training, teaching law enforcement how to interact with the media.

She has taught broadcasting classes at Tulsa Community College as an adjunct professor.

Lori has been married to her husband, Kevin, for 23 years.

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