Welcome back to Oklahoma Marianne Rafferty! KFOR NewsChannel 4 welcomes newest team member

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OKLAHOMA CITY–KFOR NewsChannel 4 is excited to welcome Marianne Rafferty back to Oklahoma. She returns to the Sooner State to  join Lance West on the anchor desk weekdays at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:30 p.m.

Marianne Rafferty
Marianne Rafferty


Rafferty studied at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky and got her first break in television at KZTV-TV in Corpus Christi, Texas. She moved on to the ABC station in Oklahoma City for three years before joining FOX News Channel as an anchor and reporter.

“I left Oklahoma City to be a network correspondent. Now, I feel like I’m coming home,” said Rafferty.



Marianne grew up in Beeville, Texas ranch where her parents moved after her father retired from the Air Force.  There, Marianne helped raise cows and horses. She was even a member of the 4-H club. She loves animals, but her passion is journalism.

Marianne and family on the farm
Marianne and family on the farm








Rafferty is married to Ian and they have a three-year-old son named Devin.

Marianne, Ian and Devin Rafferty
Marianne, Ian and Devin Rafferty

“Oklahoma is a great place for families. I love it here, the people are so friendly. I know my husband and son will enjoy it as much as I do,” said Rafferty.

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