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!

Recent Articles
  • Oklahoma targets opioid companies with lawsuit

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Choking back tears, standing at the podium, it’s clear this lawsuit is personal for Mike Burrage. The former federal judge’s niece took her own life several years ago after struggling with addiction to opioids. Now, Burrage is helping with a lawsuit, taking four pharmaceutical companies to court, holding them responsible for Oklahoma’s addiction to powerful painkillers. “This lawsuit is about money the taxpayers have been out because of treatment, but it’s also about much more,” Burrage said. […]

  • State ponders death penalty in laundromat double homicide

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Prosecutors are considering pursing the death penalty against a man accused of a double murder in Del City. Roshaun Jones faces two counts of first-degree murder for the shooting at a laundromat in January. A judge ruled Friday morning there is probable cause to believe he is responsible for the crimes committed and should face trial. Nekia Jackson, a laundromat employee, and Russ Roberts, a customer, died during what appeared to be an attempted robbery. Now that […]

  • “We will keep the doors locked,” Community shaken after home invasion homicide

    CORDELL, Okla. – Neighbors said they will be on guard, as investigators search for the person responsible for a home invasion that left a mother dead and her 14-year-old son in critical condition. Tammi Thomas, 36, died at the hospital Thursday. State agents said someone shot her multiple times around 1 o’clock in the morning. Thomas’ son called 911, and neighbors awoke to a crime scene. “If I would have found out about it last night, I wouldn’t have been able to sleep,” […]

  • Dispute over eyelash extensions leads to assault charges at local salon

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A customer and a salon plan to press charges on one another after an argument that apparently got physical inside the store. According to a police report, Jorge Aguirre walked into Fancy Nails, near N.W. 122nd and May, to receive eyelash extensions – a service he had never experienced before. “Prior to the service, I asked her not to use shears on my lashes, because it was going to cut my lashes and I didn’t want that […]

  • Hotels support competition from incoming Omni

    OKLAHOMA CITY – In a debate over a planned 600-room hotel, competitors are cautiously optimistic about what it means for their fortunes. “As a hotelier in general, it’s not often that I would stand here on behalf of more hotel rooms in the market,” Colcord Hotel General Manager Blaine Thompson told the city council. “But, a project like this is a little bit different. Most hotels don’t generate demand.” The council approved the $235 million contract at Tuesday’s meeting, clearing […]

  • Council to vote on luxury convention center hotel Tuesday

    OKLAHOMA CITY – City leaders will determine the fate of a $235 million convention center hotel to accompany a voter-approved project. The city council is set to take up plans Tuesday for an Omni Hotel, complete with 600 rooms, retail and several restaurants, which could add $75 million in revenue down the line. “The new convention center hotel is essential to making sure the new convention center is as successful as it could be,” said Cathy O’Connor, executive director of […]

  • ‘I wiped poop on my son’s face tonight. I don’t feel bad either.’ Facebook post provokes outrage

    OKLAHOMA – When Lexi Myers saw the words posted on Facebook, she had to re-read them over and over. “I kept looking at it and I was like ‘this has got to be a joke,'” she told NewsChannel 4. “I got sick to my stomach to think someone could actually do this to their child.” Myers had come across a post from a McAlester woman, frustrated at the inability to potty train her four-year-old son, and determined to discipline him. […]

  • Suspect from manhunt in Canadian County arrested

    CALUMET, Okla. – A police tactical team was deployed to track down a man who ran from officers during a traffic stop Thursday morning. Just after 11 a.m., 44-year-old Richard Magee refused to pull over in a car that was later deemed stolen out of Missouri, according to the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office. Magee then ditched the car on I-40 near Calumet and took off running. “The unfortunate thing is we never know why that person is running,” said Canadian […]

  • Officials: Oklahoma seniors, children to suffer as DHS announces cuts

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The state Department of Human Services is warning the needy and vulnerable to prepare for service reductions as it tries to tackle a $30 million budget shortfall. Among the expected reductions are community-based and nutrition programs for seniors, assistance payments for foster homes and adoptions and in-home support for people with developmental disabilities. The state actually appropriated an additional $18 million for the upcoming fiscal year, but DHS officials said they’re still suffering from years of cuts. […]

  • Police investigate homicide in southeast Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Police are investigating a homicide in southeast Oklahoma City. Around 7:30 a.m., police were called to a homicide in the 5700 block of S.E. 48th. Police are on the scene investigating a homicide. SE48/Sooner @kfor pic.twitter.com/5Cu8XOy8yw — Lorne Fultonberg (@LorneKFOR) July 11, 2017 Police said the public has no reason to fear however the victim died of “unnatural causes.” “It’s senseless. It’s really senseless,” said a woman named Kisha, who lives in the area. “We should all […]

  • Oklahoma teacher charged with assaulting students in bathroom

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A former teacher has been charged with a pair of misdemeanors, accused of assaulting two middle school students in January. Douglas Ford, 61, is charged with assault and battery after police said he attacked two boys at Jefferson Middle School. According to court documents, the boys were both students in Douglas’ class. During the last day of school, they told Douglas they had to use the bathroom but he wouldn’t let them, the affidavit said. After class, […]

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