Ron Terrell

Emmy-Award Winning Daybreak anchor, Ron Terrell, has been a member of the FOX23 News team since June of 2004. 

Ron co-anchors FOX23 News This Morning and FOX23 News at Noon. Ron moved into the News Anchor chair from the sports department after serving as Sports Director for nearly 2 years, covering major events such as the 2005 Orange Bowl and the NCAA Tournament. 

In 2005, Ron received the OAB Award for best sportscast for the "FOX23 Sports Buzz." In 2005, he took over duties as host of Oklahoma State University's coaches shows. Prior to Tulsa, Ron worked at KOCO, Oklahoma City's ABC affiliate, serving as Sports Director for 2 years. There, he also covered major sporting events including the 2001 US Open, 2002 Final Four, 2003 Rose Bowl and Dallas Cowboys football, but the highlight of his career was following the Oklahoma Sooners as they captured the national title at the 2001 Orange Bowl. He was a part of 3 OAB Award-winning OU football specials, and won AP Best Sportscast in 2004. 

Prior to Tulsa, Ron worked at KOCO, Oklahoma City's ABC affliate, serving as Sports Director for 2 years. There, he also covered numerous major sporting events including the 2001 US Open, 2002 Final Four, 2003 Rose Bowl and Dallas Cowboys football, but the highlight of his career was following the Oklahoma Sooners as they captured the national title at the 2001 Orange Bowl. He was a part of 3 OAB Award-winning OU football specials, and won AP Best Sportscast in 2004.

Ron began his career in southeastern Oklahoma as a Sports Reporter at KTEN before becoming station's Weekend Sports Anchor.

Ron's extensive broadcast experience includes news coverage of the Oklahoma City Bombing and the 1999 Oklahoma City tornadoes. He has also co-hosted various radio programs in both Tulsa and Oklahoma City. 

A 1994 graduate of OU, Ron grew up in the Detroit suburb of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He loves spending time with his wife and daughter. In his spare time, Ron enjoys golf, basketball, skiing, going to concerts, and watching sporting events, including his beloved Detroit Tigers, who break his heart year after year. 

Latest from Ron Terrell

Tree slams into Sand Springs home

Quick Facts: Strong winds knocked tree into Sand Springs home Homeowners in the house, narrowly missed by tree  No injuries A tree slammed into a Sand Springs home Thursday night and barely missed landing on the homeowner.  Denise Goodmon told FOX23 she was watching TV when suddenly she heard the ...

Green County malls fight back against online shopping

Since the middle of the 20th century, the indoor shopping mall has been a staple of American culture.   Other options, like online shopping, have eaten away at business. FOX23’s Ron Terrell investigated the state of local shopping malls.   In recent years, new shopping centers popped up across metro ...

Different plans to street Green Country streets for winter weather

Green Country saw its first batch of snow of the season last week and more is likely to come before winter is gone. That could mean rough driving conditions, especially in neighborhoods. FOX23 looked into why some subdivisions have roads treated and why some do not. “When we do snow ...

Tulsa man recounts Ebola scare on cruise ship

An Ebola scare at sea is now over. A health care worker on board a cruise ship was quarantined for several days because she had handled a specimen from Dallas Ebola patient Thomas Duncan. FOX23 learned that some Green Country residents were among those on board who had to deal ...

Tulsa State Fair inspections begin Wednesday

The Tulsa State Fair opens Thursday and there is plenty of activity at the fairgrounds already.   FOX23 found crews setting up food trucks and unloading rides. Inspections begin Wednesday.   Spokesperson Sarah Thompson told FOX23 the Tulsa Health Department will be making sure the food is good to go. ...

Flu season starting earlier

Flu season is just a few weeks away and experts told FOX23 now is the time to roll up your sleeve.   In Oklahoma, the 2013-2014 year was a record flu season. There were 63 deaths, including 11 in Tulsa County, the most in the state.   Much like last ...

Councilors tour sites along Arkansas river for guidance on repairs

Discussions continue about how to fix up the Arkansas River.   The River Development Task Force toured several sites along the river Thursday morning.   FOX23’s Ron Terrell caught up with the tour at Zink Dam and learned what the task force hopes to accomplish.   The task force toured ...

New development in Sand Springs

A groundbreaking on a new complex in Sand Springs took place Tuesday.   FOX23’s Ron Terrell talked to city leaders about the impact they hope this development will have on the city.   The River West Development is at Highway 97 and the Sand Springs Expressway. Troy Cox, chairman of ...

Rapid development continues in Glenpool

The city of Glenpool has seen tremendous growth in recent years and there is possibly no great indicator of that than the corner of Highway 75 and 121st Street.    “Forty five thousand vehicles pass through this intersection every day going to and from work. Those are all opportunities to ...

Police: Stolen truck leads to gunfire at Tulsa Walmart

A stolen truck led to gunfire in a Walmart parking lot Tuesday morning, police said. It seemed like a normal morning for Mike Looman in his east Tulsa home but he told FOX23 that changed quickly. “I opened up my front door and realized to my dismay that my pickup ...