Scott Thompson

Inducted: 2020

SCOTT THOMPSON (1961- ), longtime main news anchor at KOTV in Tulsa, is also widely known as the station’s “Oklahoma Traveler” for the long-running series that took him to every continent except Antarctica. He began his career at his hometown Illinois newspaper and worked at KRCG-TV in Jefferson City, Missouri. Moving to Tulsa in 1987, he worked at KJRH-TV before joining KOTV. He earned six national Edward R. Murrow Awards, eight regional Emmy Awards and the national Sigma Delta Chi Bronze Medallion for Public Service in Television Journalism. His best reward comes from time spent with his wife, Holly, and two sons, Will and Jack.