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FlashPoint – Kevin Ogle, Todd Lamb, Mike Turpen
Kevin Ogle is an Emmy award winning journalist who anchors the KFOR 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. weeknight news with Joleen Chaney.
In addition to his responsibilities as news anchor, Kevin moderates Flashpoint, a political affairs talk show with Mike Turpen and Todd Lamb.
In 1993, Kevin joined the News Channel 4 team as weekend anchor and weekday reporter. He has also worked in radio and print.
Kevin has received various awards for reporting. He was honored with a Heart Land Emmy Award for his special: “Survivor’s Story”. He won another Heart Land Emmy for the commentary: “A Real Oklahoman”, an update of his father Jack’s commentary from 1984. He was nominated for an Emmy in 1998 for his feature Power of Prayer. The Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters awarded Kevin the 2004 Outstanding Achievement Award for Best Feature on his reporting of Survivor’s Story.
The Arkansas Associated Press first place reporting award for the documentary The Family Farm: The New York Times Company Broadcast Group awarded Kevin the 2004 Chairman’s Team Award for his efforts in KFOR’s Triple Cast Election Watch Team on the night of the presidential election, November 2004. Kevin Is the son of Oklahoma Hall Of Fame broadcaster Jack Ogle and the father of Oklahoma City TV broadcasters, Abigail Ogle and Katelyn Ogle. Kevin went K thru 12 in Edmond Public Schools graduating from Edmond Memorial High School in 1977.
Kevin attended Kansas State University and Oklahoma State University. Kevin and his wife Ginger were married in 1984 and live in Edmond.
Todd Lamb is an American politician who served as the 16th lieutenant governor of Oklahoma from 2011 to 2019. A Republican, he was a member of the Oklahoma Senate from 2004 to 2011. For the 52nd Oklahoma Legislature, Lamb’s fellow Republican state senators elected him as their Majority Floor Leader. As Majority Leader, Lamb was the second highest ranking state senator, behind then-Senate President pro tempore Glenn Coffee.
On July 1, 2009, Lamb filed to run for Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma in the 2010 elections to succeed outgoing lieutenant governor Jari Askins, who stepped down to run for Governor of Oklahoma. Lamb ran for governor in the 2018 Oklahoma gubernatorial election, placing in third in the primary to former Oklahoma City mayor Mick Cornett and Tulsa businessman Kevin Stitt, who became the eventual GOP nominee and governor-elect.
On June 2, 2019, Lamb announced that he would become a panelist of Flash Point, a locally-produced Sunday morning political talk show on NBC affiliate KFOR-TV in Oklahoma City, effective at the start of the program’s June 16 broadcast
Lamb is the son of Norman Lamb, a former Oklahoma state senator and the former Oklahoma Secretary of Veterans Affairs under Governor Brad Henry. He was raised in Enid, Oklahoma, and graduated from Enid High School, attended Louisiana Tech University, where he was member of the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team. After two years at La. Tech, he transferred to Oklahoma State University where he received his bachelor’s degree. Todd also received his Juris Doctor from Oklahoma City University School of Law in 2005. He currently practices law at McAfee & Taft.
Michael C. Turpen is a shareholder in the firm’s Oklahoma City office. He is a member of the Business & Commercial Law, Criminal Law and Government Law & Politics practice areas.
Mr. Turpen earned a Juris Doctor from The University of Tulsa, served as Muskogee County District Attorney from 1977 to 1982 and was elected Attorney General for the state of Oklahoma in 1982. He has been a partner at the firm since 1987.
He remains politically active and appears weekly on Oklahoma City’s award-winning public affairs show, “Flashpoint.” He is a national public speaker, having keynoted conferences of the National Association of Attorneys General, the Fourth Federal Judicial Circuit, and the National Family and Juvenile Judges’ Association.
Mr. Turpen argued before the United States Supreme Court in 1985. He served as President of the Oklahoma District Attorneys Association, Vice President of the National Organization of Victim Assistance (NOVA), and Vice Chairman of Oklahoma’s Crime Commission.
Mr. Turpen is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association. He is a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Oklahoma City, is happily married to Susan, has three adult children and is the proud grandfather of Wren.
From 1998 until 2008, Susan Winchester was a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, serving as Oklahoma’s first female Speaker Pro-Tempore. In 2005, she was selected as one of 40 emerging state leaders from across the nation to participate in the Toll Fellowship Program sponsored by the Council of State Governments. Other legislative awards and honors include The Defender of Free Enterprise Award from the Oklahoma State Chamber of Commerce and the Distinguished Service Award from the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy as well as induction into the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy Hall of Fame.
From 2017-2019, she served as Chief of Staff for Lt. Governor Todd Lamb. Prior to joining Lamb’s office, she served 8 years as President for the Research Institute for Economic Development, a pro-economic development growth company that worked to ensure Oklahoma’s legislative leaders worked toward progressive business ventures and policy initiatives.
Winchester is a member of numerous local and state organizations promoting leadership development. She currently sits on the board and has served as Board Chair for the Oklahoma City National Memorial and The Oklahoma Academy for State Goals. She is also a board member for the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, the Economic Club of Oklahoma and is currently serving her third term as President of the Regents of the Regional Universities System of Oklahoma. She is a member and former board member of Leadership Oklahoma.
In 2016, she was recognized as a National Mother of Achievement by the Washington D. C. based Association of American Mothers. She has also been recognized as the Oklahoma Woman of the Year by the Journal Record.
Before her career in politics, Winchester was a businesswoman in the agricultural industry. For more than ten years, she co-owned and operated American Dusting Company and Chickasha Flying Service.
She is married to Supreme Court Justice James Winchester. Together, they have a son, Davis.