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KTUL News

KTUL News LogoKTUL News is an ABC affiliate TV channel that operates at Virtual CH 10 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Channel 8 Tulsa is an entity of Sinclair Broadcast Group. Get the Tulsa local news, KTUL breaking news, national & international stories, entertainment content, Offbeat content, Inside Your World, Connect to Congress, Election Results, Project Oklahoma, Tracking Terror, and Question of the Day.  Furthermore, KTUL Tulsa is available in all parts of Tulsa and its nearby areas over the air via antenna, through satellite, cable, and at the official website/mobile app via KTUL live stream. Channel 8 Tulsa uses the branding NewsChannel 8 and the tagline Standing Up for What’s Right for a newscast. 

KTUL weather services include HD interactive KTUL radar, KTUL weather maps, school closings, Burn Bans, Channel 8 Tulsa Weather Cams, and traffic updates. Likewise, other exciting features include Chime In, Good Day Tulsa, community events, and Tulsa Sports. The station also feature Open for Business, Waiting Child, For Pet’s Sake, Partner Spotlight, Sinclair Cares, #BullyingisNotOK, Sinclair Cares: Roll Up Your Sleeves, Lifestyle Matters, and more. 

Watch KTUL News Live Stream

Watch the latest Tulsa news, KTUL Weather coverage, sports transmission, live traffic conditions, political reports, and exciting top stories ranging from local events to international stories at KTUL live stream. Live News Globe provides HD, a non-buffering service to the audience within a reach of a single click. Below you can find a window with the play button. Click the button and wait until the stream loads. Once it’s loaded, you can enjoy the KTUL News services live.

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General FAQs related to KTUL News

Is Keith Taylor still on KTUL? What happened to Keith Taylor?

A veteran News anchor at KTUL News, Keith Taylor who left the KTUL News in March 2021. He was a part of the Channel 8 Tulsa for more than twenty years and many fans didn’t like him to go. Taylor joined the services in September 2000 as a sports reporter and general assignment reporter. Then, in 2003, Keith started anchoring the station’s morning show of that time. He also visited several other states such as North Carolina, Louisiana, and Dallas for the sake of the channel. Lately, he was presenting the Good Morning Oklahoma to the viewers during weekdays.

Fans started asking the question of whether or not Keith is still a part of KTUL after they noticed his absence on the TV. Eventually, it was discovered that KTUL Tulsa started several layoffs which resulted in 10 staff members leaving the KTUL News. Unfortunately, Taylor was one of those 10 members.

What channel is ABC in Tulsa? What channel is ABC in Tulsa Oklahoma?

Viewers from Tulsa can watch the ABC’s exclusive services including Tulsa breaking news, KTUL Tulsa weather, sports coverage, KTUL live stream, and community content on their local channel KTUL at Virtual CH 8.

KTUL News Team

If everything exciting occurs in Tulsa, the KTUL news team is always the first one to report. Their reporters and anchors are skilled and experts in their respective fields. From breaking the important news to the viewers to providing critical sports updates, the KTUL team always provides the most authentic piece of information, as well as the updates. Quality is their number one focus and they never compromise on that. Journalism requires trust, as today no one trusts the words of journalists, but the KTUL team believes, if you have trust, you have everything. Through hard work and passion, they have earned a great deal of trust from the Tulsa community, and they make sure they never lose that trust. Morgan Beard, T.J. Eckert, Burt Mummolo, Jamison Keefover, Kristine Frazao, Mark Bradshaw, Neile Jones, Ahtra Elnashar are among the most popular names in the reporters and anchors.

Mark Bradshaw: Anchor at NewsChannel 8

Mark BradshawMark Bradshaw is an anchor of weekday newscasts at 5 pm, 6 pm, and 10 pm. He co-hosts the news programs together with Neile Jones. Mark has been a part of KTUL TV since 1996. His passion for news drove him to make coast-to-coast-to-coast trips to several US regions. Over the years, Mark Bradshaw has done several great projects such as covering California’s earthquakes, Oregon’s billion-dollar pot raids, the east coast’s hurricanes, Oklahoma’s tornadoes, Mississippi’s floods, and Vegas’ entertainment. He cherished each and every moment in journalism. That’s what he likes more about the job. Mark took his graduation degree from Biola University.

Before KTUL Channel 8, Bradshaw used to serve at KLAS News as an anchor and reporter from July 1994 to September 1996. He was a host and of 4 pm and 6:300 pm weeknight news service and reported. From 1992 to 1994, Mark worked at CBN news as a national anchor/reporter for 2 years. Prior to this, Mark was a member of KMID News as an anchor and reporter for 10 months. In May 1981, Bradshaw started working as a reporter at KTVL News. He used to offer 5 pm and 11 pm weeknight news transmission. Before that, he worked 12 years at KTRVL News from 1980 to 1992. Mark started his career in journalism at KPIC News as an Anchor and Reporter from July 1980 to March 1980.

Lilly Cummings: Reporter and Multimedia Journalist at KTUL News

Famous reporter of KTUL News: Lilly CummingsLilly Cummings is a storyteller, multimedia journalist, and news reporter providing Tulsa breaking news, and Tulsa local news at KTUL TV. She started working at KTUL News in June 2020 and since then has been providing pitched stories every day, interacting with KTUL and viewers on social media work. Moreover, she records, edits, and compiles stories for digital platforms and live broadcasts. Lilly completed her high school at Skiatook High School in 2016. Afterward, Cummings graduated from Loyola University News Orleans in 2010.  Before KTUL News, Lilly was an Assignment Assistant from October 2019 to April 2020. There, she prompted evening programs, helped the news bureau with reports collected from new releases, listening to scanners, and social media. Plus, she also helped callers to the news studio and issued lottery numbers via football score graphics and voicemails. 

Moreover, In August 2016, Cummings was an anchor and reporter at The Loyola Maroon. She covered breaking news stories and reported news services about enterprises for the Award-winning Maroon, and pitched compelling stories.

Cumming’s Other Experiences

Prior to this, Cummings was an Assistant Director at The Shawn M. Donnelley Center for Nonprofit Communication in May 2018. Later, she was promoted to Firm Director. When she was an Assistant Director, she managed social media, content development teams, and videos for clients. In June 2019, Lilly became a part of CBS News as an Internee of CBS This Morning Saturday, where she worked alongside producers to gather content for stories, wrote teases, helped with shoots, transcribed interviews, pulled content from newspath, archives, and Avid interplay software, wrote newsworthy and also conducted relevant stories every week.

First Warning Weather Team
First Warning Weather Team | Courtesy: facebook page

Lilly was a Marketing Intern at Pythian Market in January 2019 for 5 months. She scheduled content via Sprout Social, compiled digital content for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, created promotional material. In June 2017, Cummings also became a Promotional Intern at Tulsa Driller Baseball and developed game-day scripts for the video production and promotion crew. Plus, she also acquired sales and production experience there. 

Lilly was also a Morning News Intern at WDSU TV News Orleans from January 2018 to May 2018. In New Orleans, she produced edits and anchors packages, compiled scripts for anchors in weekend guest interviews, managed the intern Twitter account and also helped web production and assignment desk operations.

First Warning Tulsa’s KTUL News Weather Team 

KTUL News First Warning LogoKTUL weather team covers a wide range of weather transmissions in Tusla, Oklahoma. With state-of-the-art weather technology such as interactive KTUL weather radar, KTUL weather cams, Tusla’s Channel 8 weather vehicle loaded with advanced equipment, and other technology, Channel 8 Tusla weather team provides the best forecast in the region. Besides, the team keeps a close eye on the harsh weather conditions and lets the audience know as soon as they detect unusual weather behavior in any part of Tusla and Oklahoma.

Dan Threkeld: Chief Meteorologist at KTUL Weather

Dan Therkeld is weather savvy for years and has covered so far many weather events in town. Threkeld was appointed as the Chief Meteorologist of KTUL Weather in October 2017 and has been providing weather forecasts since the beginning along with offering 5 pm, 6 pm, and 10 pm weather news.

Did KTUL get some new meteorologists?

The new meteorologist who came after the retirement of Frank Mitchell was Dan Threlkeld. Threlkeld is also a part of Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences as a Director of Digital Media Relations. Before that, he was a member of Cox Media Group, Tulsa as a Producer from November 2014 to November 2015. Dan also worked at Tulsa Community College as an Adjunct Professor from March 2013 to September 2015. 

In October 2002, he joined KJRH as a Chief Meteorologist and earned Emmys in 2006, 2007, and 2012. There, he also used to act as a director and leader for a newsroom team and managed the squad of 4 weather anchors on severe weather and other such weather-related events. Moreover, under his supervision, the station’s 6 pm newscast jumped from number 4 to number 2. Dan also developed an experienced network of spotters/storm chasers, delivering them extra training based on his previous experiences.

Angelica Alls Anchoring for KTUL News
Angelica Alls Anchoring for KTUL News | Source: twitter

Threkeld started his career in journalism as a Meteorologist from KFOR. Dan used to create and provide the weathercast for the channel, take part in storm chasing both on the ground and in the chopper, helped in scheduling the reporting alongside producing weather-related sections. Moreover, he also used to deliver web content for the network and developed sweep stories for the viewers. Not to mention, his participation in all severe weather events. 

Furthermore, Therkeld did his Bachelor’s degree in Arts from the University of Central Oklahoma from 1994 to 1997. He completed his graduation in Meteorology from the Mississippi State University.

KTUL Weather Services

KTUL Weather services are among the most prominent services in town. People can get everything about the weather on a single channel. KTUL News focuses a lot of resources in their weather department and makes sure that their viewers get what they want. Furthermore,  the KTUL News Interactive KTUL Radar offers an HD radar service with different layers, overlays, and alerts. Likewise, its traffic center includes a map of the entire Tulsa city with different routes at sight, each depicting different traffic conditions in the area. The image is available in both map style and satellite style. Also, get the reports of any school or business closings within the range of Tulsa and its nearby areas at the KTUL Tulsa weather closing section. Moreover, Channel 8 Tulsa weather also offers Burn Bans in a map style and different weather cams installed in several locations in town.

KTUL Weather Maps 

The following table shows the list of maps and forecasts. Each one depicts the separate weather conditions based on the latest weathercast.

Current KTUL Radar KTUL 10 Day Forecast AM National Radar ANIM
Current Satellite KTUL 10 Day Forecast PM National Satellite 
National KTUL weather radar  State Satellite National Temperatures
KTUL Regional Radars  Regional Temperatures State KTUL Radar
Regional Radar Regional Satellite

KTUL Tulsa Weather Cams

The table below shows all the weather cams installed across Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Broken Arrow Rose District Tulsa International Airport, Fine Airport Parking View from Lookout Mountain’s Tower Cam  View from Lookout Mountain’s City Cam in Tulsa 
Coweta Bartlesville’s Price Tower BA Expressway & 169

KTUL Mobile Apps

The world is getting digitized day by day and therefore media is now gradually shifting towards digital platforms as well. Despite having a strong presence over the air, cable and satellite, KTUL also aims to provide the best coverage on its digital platforms including mobile apps. It features both a news app and a weather app for the viewers in Tulsa. Hence, audiences can browse news updates at Tulsa’s Channel 8 KTUL news app and weather updates at KTUL Weather. 

KTUL Tulsa’s Channel 8 News App 

KTUL news app provides the latest news happening in the Tusla region. Also, never miss on political reports, sports transmission, weather coverage, traffic updates, KTUL live stream, and in-depth articles with the station’s newly designed KTUL mobile app. Moreover, the app’s notification system provides alerts about Tusla breaking news and local events. 

Other services included in the app are:

  • News weather section in the app with latest forecasts
  • KTUL live stream
  • Breaking News Alerts & stories 
  • Completely user-friendly mobile app that is convenient to use
  • Live KTUL weather radar and traffic updates

Satellite Van KTUL News
Satellite Van KTUL News | Credits: twitter

KTUL Weather

The KTUL Weather app provides the latest forecasts, forecast video, live interactive KTUL radar, weather apps. It also features KTUL school closings, weather cams, severe weather conditions, and other such services. 

The KTUL Weather app includes the following features:

  • KTVU News’ specified media content solely focused on the smartphone’s users
  • HD satellite image
  • 250m live radar with highest quality feed available
  • The hourly weather forecast, and daily weather forecast based on the advanced weather radar
  • GPS service for the user’s current location 
  • Ability to add and remove the locations in the map
  • And several others

KTUL News Popular Shows

Following are some of the popular shows aired by KTUL News via KTUL live stream. Viewers can also enjoy these programs on digital platforms including the official website, mobile app and Roku stream.

The Celebrity Dating Game The $100,000 Pyramid  ABC News Nightline NewsChannel 8 at 10:00 p.m. 
Victory With Paul Daugherty Two and a Half Men America This Morning ABC World News Now
Good Morning Oklahoma at 6:00 a.m.  General Hospital Good Day Tulsa Tulsa’s Channel 8 News at 11:00 a.m.
The View  Wheel of Fortune ABC World News Tonight With David Muir The Hustler The Most Diabolical Game on Television
Holey Moley Silent Night, Holey Night The Rachael Ray Show Emergency Call Held Hostage Jeopardy! 
Emergency Call A Grizzly Mystery Ron Hazelton’s Housecalls 20/20 Ring of Honor Wrestling
Gametime With Boomer Esiason Mike Piazza  Free Enterprise Ocean Treks With Jeff Corwin  Real Green
Teen Kids News Sea Rescue The Trip Home Euro Tonight UEFA Soccer
Euro Today  Discover Oklahoma America’s Funniest Home Videos America’s Funniest Home Videos
New Heart Church In Depth With Graham Bensinger  The Key of David Ron Hazelton’s Housecalls
The Armstrong Williams Show Good Morning America Sunday Full Measure With Sharyl Attkisson` This Week With George Stephanopoulos
Boston Avenue United Methodist Church NBA Countdown Celebrity Family Feud NBA Basketball 

About KTUL TV

KTUL TV first hit the waves with the calls KTVX at 12:30 pm on 18 September 1954. The first show to air on KTVX was an ABC’s college football match between the California Golden Bears and the University of Oklahoma Sooners. Sooners won that game with 27/13 score. Channel 8 Tulsa TV channel has been first signed on under the affiliation of ABC ever since its inauguration, despite the fact that KTVX radio was a CBS affiliate channel. 

KTUL TV still operates under the affiliation of ABC Network. However, it has changed several ownerships over the years and currently has been serving under the name of Sinclair Broadcast Group. KTUVU News’ secondary affiliate partners are Comet, TBD, Antenna TV, and Charge!.

Tel: 918.445.8888
Website: https://ktul.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ktulnews
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NewsChannel8Tulsa/
Tower Location: South 321st Avenue East, adjacent to the Muskogee Turnpike, in unincorporated southeastern Tulsa County (near Coweta)
Brand Name: NewsChannel 8

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Trevelyan Cosmo
A professional writer since 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Trevelyan Cosmo ran the creative writing department for the major News Channels until 2019. He then worked as a Senior content writer with LiveNewsGlobe.com, including national newspapers, magazines, and online work. He specializes in economics and broadcasting communications.

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