Karen Keith has the experience to bring people together and get things done for Tulsa.

Boards & Memberships

  • Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Board
  • Oklahoma Hall of Fame Board of Directors
  • OKPOP Foundation
  • Tulsa Arvest Bank Board of Directors
  • Rotary Club
  • Leadership Oklahoma Class of XX
  • Member, Oklahoma Academy
  • Member, Chambers of Commerce in Tulsa, Sand Springs and Jenks
  • Chair, Indian Nations Council of Government (INCOG)
  • National Association of Regional Councils


  • Tulsan of the Year by Tulsa World Magazine 2019
  • Clydella Hentschel Women in Leadership Award from Tulsa Area United Way 2023
  • Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Tourism Partner of the Year Award 2023
  • Association of Fund-Raising Professionals 2022
  • International Downtown Association Inspired Leader Award 2022
  • Tulsa Community College Foundation Vision in Education Leadership 2019
  • Oklahoma Floodplain Managers Association Public Official of the Year 2019
  • State of Oklahoma Bar Association Liberty Bell 2019
  • Tulsa County Bar Association Liberty Bell 2019
  • The Journal Record Woman of the Year Honoree 2010
  • Governor’s Judicial Nominating Committee 2008
  • American Women in Radio in Tulsa Best of Broadcast Television Broadcasting 2001
  • Karen Keith’s Success Stories – Journal Record Publishing Advocate of the Year 1994
  • Outstanding Individual in Television – National Honor by American Women in Radio and TV Star Award 1994
  • United States Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees). “Ten Outstanding Young Americans” 1993
  • Association of Women in Communications Newsmaker Award 1992
  • American Heart Association Meritorious Service in the Fight Against Heart Disease 1992
  • OSU Distinguished Alumnus 1991
  • Outstanding 4-H Alumnae Award 1990
  • Oklahoma Jaycees “Five Outstanding Young Oklahomans” 1990
  • Tulsa Chapter of American Women in Radio and Television Outstanding
  • Television Personality-Reporter of the Year 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1999
  • Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters Outstanding Achievement – Large Market TV Newscast 1984