2020 Guest Speakers

Lori FullbrightLori Fullbright
KOTV News Anchor

Lori Fullbright anchors the KOTV 5, 6 and 10 pm news each night.

She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Missouri-Columbia Journalism School with a broadcast journalism degree.

Lori is a two-time Emmy award winner and her other awards and honors include a Newsie by the Tulsa Press Club; best investigative piece awarded by Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters in 2008; an SPJ award for investigative reporting in 2008, the Tulsa Police Department Citizen’s Appreciation Award in 2005, and Tulsa’s Sigma Gamma Rho Status of Women honor in 2005.

She was a Pinnacle Award winner in 2004, presented by the Tulsa Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women. She was given a Best of Broadcast award for best reporter in 2003 and a KATY Award for her story about a murder suspect who surrendered to her at the News On 6 studios. She has also taught broadcasting classes at Tulsa Community College as an adjunct professor. Lori will bring a special message for our RSU audience.

Jessie WoodsJessica “Jessie” Woods (BSJA ’13)

Jessie began her college career while at Barnsdall High School. As a high school student, she completed college courses as a concurrent student, giving her a head start on completing a college degree.

Jessie chose RSU because it was close to work and home, and offered the degree she was seeking in criminal justice. She graduated RSU with a Bachelor of Science in Justice Administration with Law/Justice Option degree in 2013.

She and her husband, Terry (also an RSU alum), were married in 2014 and in 2019, they welcomed their daughter. Over the past seven years, Jessie has held several different positions at ConocoPhillips and currently works with Information Technology where she assists co-workers with their remote access. You can hear more about Jessie’s amazing RSU story and her RSU connections during the 2020 BSB.