Tulsa’s KOKI-TV’s Daily Lifestyle Program ‘Great Day Green Country’ Announces New Co-Host


TULSA — Aug. 28, 2013 — KOKI-TV’s daily lifestyle and interview program “Great Day Green Country, which provides viewers with a look at what is happening in their area,  today named journalist,  Kendall Kirkham as new co-host of the hour-long program featuring new restaurants, the best fashion boutiques and must-attend events in the heart of Green Country. Before her move to the Tulsa area, Kirkham was a weekday reporter and weekend anchor for KETK in Tyler, Texas.

Kirkham will co-host “GDGC” with established Tulsa radio personality KC Lupp. Ohio native, Lupp, now known as “The Unofficial Mayor of Bristow” also hosts afternoons on Clear Channel radio station KMOD and an Xtreme Fighting League ring announcer. Kirkham hails from Fort Worth, TX; is a graduate of Texas Christian University; interned with E! Entertainment and “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and worked as a reporter for Dallas Morning News’ weekly community publication, Neighborsgo.

“I am so thrilled to be joining the FOX23 GDGC team. I was very impressed with KOKI right off the bat, and immediately knew this was the right move for me.” Kirkham adds “Though I’m a native Texan, I am anxious to make my friendly neighbor to the north my new home. I’m looking forward to this new adventure, and exploring all Tulsa has to offer. I know I’m going to have a blast every morning with KC, and hope I can help bring plenty of smiles to the faces of the Tulsa community.”

Starting Monday, September 9th, 2013, Kendall joins KC Lupp as co-host of “Great Day Green Country” Monday through Friday at 10am on FOX23. “GDGC” will rebroadcast on My41 at 1pm starting Monday September 16th, 2013.

Cox Media Group acquired KOKI-TV and KMYT-TV in December 2012 as part of realignment to focus on larger markets. Along with Cox cable properties, CMG’s Tulsa portfolio includes KJSR, KRMG, KRAV and KWEN radio stations.   

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