KOKI’s ‘On Her Mind’ Puts Women’s Stories Front And Center

Women’s concerns are news, and KOKI Tulsa is leaning into that. “What matters to women belongs on local TV news” says Michelle Linn, KOKI anchor and reporter.

Frank Volpicella To Retire From KOKI Tulsa

KOKI Tulsa, Okla., News Director Frank Volpicella is retiring from the Fox affiliate after 43 years in local television.


New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a digital sales director, three VP-market managers and a marketing director.

MMJs Prodded To Insist On Safety

Experienced multimedia journalists and employment experts urged MMJs to compel their bosses to be more proactive about field safety in a second virtual town hall for MMJs sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists last Saturday. MMJs have more newsroom clout than they think, experts said.

KOKI Tulsa Promotes Sara Whaley To Weekday Evening Anchor

Cox Media Group’s Fox affiliate KOKI Tulsa, Okla., has named longtime news reporter and weekend evening anchor Sara Whaley to weekday evening anchor, effective immediately. Whaley will co-anchor Fox23 News […]


KOKI Anchor Arrested On DUI Charge

DMA 62

Cox Names Tina Commodore ND In Tulsa

Cox Media Group adds responsibility for its radio and digital operations to the news director of its Fox affiliate KOKI.

Cox’s KOKI Tops In Tulsa Social Media

But only by a slight margin, according to Shareablee. Over the last six months, KOKI has more than 1.7 million social media actions, 27% of the market’s total 6.4 million actions. KOKI also leads on Instagram with just over 22,000 actions. KOTV, the CBS affiliate owned by Griffin Communications, was in second place with more than 1.4 million actions.



Charlie Mandala Named KOKI-KMYT GSM

The executive is tapped by Cox Media Group to oversales sales at its Tulsa, Okla., Fox-MNT duopoly.



Tina Commodore Named KOKI News Director

She joins Cox’s Tulsa, Okla., Fox affiliate from co-owned WSB Atlanta where she was managing editor.



In Tulsa, KOKI And KOTV Slug It Out In Social

The battle for social dominance in Tulsa, Okla. is down to two contenders — Cox’s KOKI (Fox) and Griffin Communications’ KOTV (CBS) -— with the two leaving other local media in the dust. KOKI is currently winning, according to data from Shareablee.


Randy Smith Upped To GSM At KOKI-KMYT

Cox Media promotes him from local sales manager at it Tulsa, Okla., Fox-MNT duopoly.

DMA 59

New GM, ND At Cox’s KOKI-KMYT Tulsa

Cox Media Group taps Greg Bilte and Suzanne Nadell to lead the duopoly and news operations, respectively. Bilte joins the Tulsa stations from Cox’s KTVU-KICU San Francisco; Nadell, from Cox flagship WSB Atlanta.

DMAS 33, 59 & 84

Me-TV Adds Salt Lake City, Tulsa, Syracuse

The classic TV diginet is now carried on subchannels of Newport-owned KTVX Salt Lake City and KOKI Tulsa, Okla. Another Newport station, ABC affiliate WSYR Syracuse, N.Y. will launch Me-TV on Sept. 10.

DMA 61

Rescuers Get Man Off Tulsa Broadcast Tower

DMA 61

Man Refuses To Come Down From KOKI Tower