Lorne joined the NewsChannel 4 team in August 2015 and is thrilled to be living his dream while getting to know a new city and a new state.

Lorne grew up in Colorado but his career has taken him across the country, working as a multimedia journalist — shooting, writing, and editing his own stories.

He comes to the Sooner state by way of Lansing, MI, where he learned a thing or two about just how beautiful a lake can be and just how cold a winter can get. As weekend anchor and a reporter at WILX, Lorne covered anything and everything in the “Mitten,” be it potholes, politics, or the Spartans at Michigan State University. In 2014, the Michigan Association of Broadcasters named Lorne the best reporter in the area.

Lorne may have tasted green in mid-Michigan, but his heart is pure orange. He is a proud alumnus of Syracuse University and CitrusTV, the school’s independent, student station. Many of his days and nights were spent at the studio, working across the news, sports, and Spanish news departments. In the summers, he interned at his hometown station, CBS 4 News, in Denver.

Those invaluable experiences helped him land a part-time reporting job at WBNG-TV in Binghamton in his final semester. It also helped him win first place in the prestigious Hearst Journalism Features Competition and fourth in the overall competition.

Outside of the office, you might just catch him step-step-triple stepping to the Lindy Hop or strumming his guitar along to the Beatles. He also loves to play tennis and ski.

Lorne wants to tell your stories and the stories that matter to you! Please don’t hesitate to send an email, even just to say hello!


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    Religious freedom or discrimination? Tensions rise over ‘Right of Conscience Act’

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The tension and rhetoric escalated Tuesday, as a bill that would allow some businesses to deny services passed a senate committee. Senate Bill 197, known as the ‘Oklahoma Right of Conscience Act,’ would permit businesses to deny services to those whose marriage, lifestyle or behavior is at odds with an individual’s sincerely-held religious beliefs. Supporters and opponents accused each other of being “un-American.” “You cannot say ‘I am open for business to the public, but I will […]

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    Semi drivers walk away from wrong-way highway collision

    GUTHRIE, Okla. — First responders say two drivers were “fortunate” to walk away from the scene of an accident that closed down northbound I-35 for hours Sunday. A semi traveling southbound crossed the median fence after the driver passed out behind the wheel, an Oklahoma Highway Patrol spokesman told NewsChannel 4. The truck careened into an oncoming semi traveling north. @kfor Northbound lanes of I-35 in Guthrie Video pic.twitter.com/d8cradU79z — mattbaumwart (@coachbaumwart) February 19, 2017 “When we first arrived it […]

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    “This one is pretty convincing,” Phone scam targets grandparents

    OKLAHOMA CITY – From the second Bob Stephens picked up the phone Friday morning, he had a feeling something wasn’t quite right. Yet, for the next several minutes, he was convinced he was speaking to his only grandson, Matt, who told him a story about an out-of-state wedding reception, a car accident, a DUI and a need for bail money. “He said, Grandpa, this is Matt,” Stephens recalled to NewsChannel 4. “None of my grandkids — nor my great grandkids […]

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    Family escapes evening house fire

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A family escaped a fire Saturday night that caused $250,000 worth of damage to their south side home. It happened in Oklahoma City on 104 W. Ranchwood Dr. Check out this video from the folks who made it out ok, when the flames were really raging! @kfor pic.twitter.com/ZrbsmIu1kY — Lorne Fultonberg (@LorneKFOR) February 19, 2017 Spencer Wilcox and his wife were serving dessert to their four grandchildren, when they heard a loud boom coming from the garage. […]

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    “We’re seeing a lot of fear,” Community works to reassure Latinos

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Sitting in the auditorium at U.S. Grant High School, Yazmin Esquivel and Stephanie Avalos are trying to hold back tears. “I’m just scared for all the people that are having to go through being separated from their families and stuff,” said Avalos, a student who lives in Guymon. “I just kind of want to know if it’s really going to happen and how badly it’s going to affect our country and all the people,” Esquivel said. The […]

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    Oklahoma City Bus involved in crash, one dead

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A man is dead and another has been hospitalized after crashing into an EMBARK bus Friday afternoon. Police say the white sedan crossed the center line just before 3 p.m., hitting the bus in the right lane head on. Crews closed down NW 23rd between Portland and Meridian for hours, as they reconstructed the scene and interviewed witnesses. The driver and at least ten passengers on board walked away from the accident, some suffering injuries. “I heard […]

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    Oklahoma teacher, principal accused of failing to report child abuse

    PERRY, Okla. – A fifth grade math teacher and an elementary school principal are facing criminal charges after failing to report accusations of sexual abuse against their students. Kenda Lyn Miller, 51, and Jeffrey Sullins, 51, each face misdemeanor counts after turning themselves in Thursday. Police arrested 85-year-old teaching assistant Arnold Cowen last month on accusations he inappropriately touched at least seven girls. Now, the assistant chief tells NewsChannel 4 at least 20 children may have been victims, likely over the […]

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    Documents: Town built fence across driveway to ‘protect borders’

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    ‘The smell will be atrocious,’ Family ponders moving out as wastewater spray field moves in

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    ‘All I could do was cry’: Mobile home, memories damaged in grass fire

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Walking the hall of her 20-year mobile home, Dlorah Duke can’t believe the destruction. “I wouldn’t call it a home now,” Duke told NewsChannel 4. “It’s definitely destroyed. There’s no way to fix this.” A grass fire charred 900 acres in southeast Oklahoma City Sunday. The fire department reported relatively minor damage: two mobile homes, two outbuildings, one RV, no injuries, no harm to livestock. But to Duke, nothing about the fire feels minor. “This house is […]

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    An OKC fan’s letter to Kevin Durant

    Editor’s note: NewsChannel 4 asked fans to help write a ‘letter to Kevin Durant’ as he returned to play in Oklahoma City for the first time. The following is a compilation of their responses, interpreted and expressed by reporter Lorne Fultonberg. Dear, K.D., “a.k.a. Kevin Durant, a.k.a. Kevin Coward Durant,” “I’m not mad, just disappointed” – really disappointed. “We hated to see you leave.” You stole our hearts with the way you played and then broke them with the way […]