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Lacey Lett is a multimedia broadcaster with 11 years of experience in print, radio, television, and advertising. She recently moved back to OKC from Tulsa where she worked as a lifestyle anchor in Tulsa.

Lacey graduated with honors from the University of Oklahoma Gaylord School of Journalism and Mass Communications in 2006 following a associate degree in Broadcasting from OCCC.

Lacey worked at Clear Channel Radio in Oklahoma City in 2003 as well as co-anchor for OklaTravelNet before moving to New York City to work for Vh1 and Mtv in 2008. She later worked as an on-air personality for TheSpyfm.com and host of “7 in Seven” for Ackerman McQueen Advertising in Oklahoma City.

Lacey’s honors include being selected as a Forty under 40 recipient in 2011 as well as a 30/30 NexGen recipient the same year. She was selected by the Senate to help choose the official Oklahoma Rock Song in 2008. In May of 2013, Lacey was selected by the University of Oklahoma to visit Bangladesh with a group of six Oklahoma colleagues through a media professional exchange program by the U.S. Department of State. In 2013, she was inducted into the Oklahoma City Community College Hall of Fame.

Life Goal – To be the female version of Steve Jobs. (yeah right!)
Favorite TV Show – New Girl. The quirkiest show on television, and I heart Schmidt.
Favorite Car – Jaguar F-type (is that specific enough?)
Happiest moment in my life was…seeing Sir Paul McCartney live in at the concert.
4 notable persons you’d invite to dinner – Bill Murray (it would be the weirdest yet most awesome experience ever), Oprah Winfrey (a conversation about being such a selfless humanitarian), George Harrison (he was such a spiritual person with no limits), Jesus Christ.
Favorite food – sushi and chocolate. (Not together)
Pet – I consider my sister’s pets my own sooo…Valkyrie, a white boxer, Miles, half Corgi/half silky terrier, Emily, a little black kitty
Knew you wanted to be a reporter when … I was at Southeast High School reading school announcements on a television broadcast around the school.
Best movie of all time – Almost Famous
Hardest part of my job – Seeing the impact tragedies have on families and the community.
Favorite holiday – New Year’s! You have a whole new year ahead of you. It’s a fresh start.
School fight song – Boomer Sooner
My favorite story of all time – I’m sure it’s still to come. I would say hosting the centennial celebration in Guthrie was a priceless experience!
People are surprised when I tell them… my dad was a full-time touring musician (He played George in a Beatles tribute band)
I like to listen to… Indie music and local music.
Favorite Book – Malcolm Gladwell books (What the Dog Saw, Blink, Tipping Point)
I’d jump at the chance to… travel the world.
Best part of the day – Sunset. Oklahoma has some of the best sunsets. Such a romantic time of day.
Favorite place to be other than home & work – a good local concert.

Recent Articles
  • Oklahoma County DA files charges against two jailers after inmate’s death

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater has filed charges against two jailers, eight months after Charlton Chrisman was found unresponsive in his cell at the Oklahoma County jail. Charlton Chrisman was arrested April 18 after he drove through the Deaconess Hospital waiting room window. The next day, he was found unresponsive in his jail cell and pronounced dead at the hospital. He was 40 years old. NonDoc reported an autopsy showed he died from acute methamphetamine intoxication. After […]

  • State Fair Park planning paid parking for all events, adding security

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Starting in 2019, all paved parking at the State Fairgrounds will come at a cost. Officials say it will help with additional security, but some organizations are concerned about what the additional price will mean for attendees. “We need to be more diligent in our efforts to try to protect the people who come out to the events at State Fair Park,” Scott Munz, a State Fair Park spokesperson, said. State Fair Park officials are planning to […]

  • Watch: Oklahoma girl’s wish for deployed father to come home for Christmas granted by ‘Santa Claus’

    CHOCTAW, Okla. – The holidays are about spending time with family, but that can be a challenge for some service members. However, two students in Choctaw got a wonderful surprise just in time for Christmas. While everyone was preparing for the ‘The Nutcracker’ at James Griffith Intermediate School, another performance was happening behind the scenes. Ryan Morrow has been deployed for the last 20 months. “I didn’t realize how hard it would be without them… one or two times a […]

  • DHS worker says 12-year-old needs a family she can count on

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Jessie is 12 years old and her child welfare specialist says she is kind to anyone she meets. One of her favorite people could be her caseworker, Brandi Green Howard. She has been with Jessie since she went into DHS custody three years ago. “She’s a really great kid. I just love her. She’s one of my favorites,” Howard, a child welfare specialist with DHS, said. Her caseworker says Jessie is easygoing and affectionate. “Jessie is really, really […]

  • “Right before Christmas,” Employees at local restaurant given 2-day notice of closing

    SHAWNEE, Okla. – Employees at the Delta Cafe in Shawnee said they only had a two-day notice the restaurant was closing. Now, they said they don’t know what they’re going to do about Christmas. Wait staff are now in waiting, looking for new jobs after Dixie Restaurants, Inc. announced it was closing all 17 locations, including three Delta Cafes in Oklahoma. “Shock. We were in total shock,” said Rebecca Hardy, a former waitress at Delta Cafe. The CEO released this […]

  • Book finally returned to metro elementary school after 55 years

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma resident who forgot to return a book he checked out from the school library is making up for lost time! Brent Gooden checked the book out in the 1960’s and forgot to return it – until now. “My wife and I are about to move into a new house. We were going through the attic to clean it out and I came across this book: Our New Friends,” Gooden said. “I was immediately mortified because […]

  • “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas” singer honored by Oklahoma City community

    OKLAHOMA CITY – She was only 10-years-old at the time, but Gayla Peevey had a big song on her hands. “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas” blew up as soon as it was released on Columbia Records. Peevey lived in Oklahoma City when the song came out in 1953. “I had no idea that 64 years after that record came out that it would still be going. In fact, stronger than ever. It’s had a resurgence,” Peevey said. The Oklahoma […]

  • Oklahoma high schoolers wanting to donate prosthetic hands to community

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The students at Dove Science Academy are actually creating hands for those in need. “We were sort of brainstorming what we could do to help the community and that’s when we realized we could build prosthetic hands for kids and that’s what got me really excited,” Axel Castillo said. The high school students in this engineering class are making prosthetics using simple materials that all start with a 3D printer. The prosthetics are built in different sizes […]

  • 17-year-old hoping for a family before time runs out

    OKLAHOMA CITY – For the past 10 years, Audrina has been in and out of numerous foster homes. “A lot, can’t even keep count,” 17-year-old Audrina said. Currently, she lives in a group home with more than a dozen other girls in similar situations. However, she is tired of moving around all of the time. “So I won’t go from place to place,” she said. A difficult past forced her into this life of instability when she was just 7-years-old. […]

  • Police: Woman’s social media story about robbery at Moore store was made up

    MOORE, Okla. – Police in Moore are warning residents about publicly posting false information after a woman’s elaborate story was shared thousands of times online. On Sunday, a Facebook post caught the attention of Moore Police Sgt. Jeremy Lewis. In the post, a woman claims she was mugged at the JCPenney store in Moore. The woman’s sister also posted a police report was filed. “And, when they contacted the police, apparently, there were several incidents like that, and one was […]

  • OKCPS considers school calendar system at upcoming board meeting

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City Public Schools went to a continuous school calendar in 2011. Since then, it’s been up for debate a few times. This year is no different. Part of the debate? Teacher retention and saving the school district money. Last year, there was the same debate – To stay with the continuous school calendar or find an alternative for the more than 40,000 students in Oklahoma City Public Schools. “Last year, we approved it for one more […]