John Norton was raised in the Oklahoma panhandle town of Beaver, and now calls Oklahoma City home. He’s a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Journalism.
John's TV news career took him to Amarillo, Texas and Las Vegas, before he made it home again and worked more than a decade at KOCO-TV in Oklahoma City. John was named California’s Associated Press photographer of the year, and is the recipient of several other AP awards, as well as being honored by the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters and nominated for 9 Emmy Awards.
John also enjoys photography as a hobby, along with hiking, mountain biking, snow skiing and gardening. He joined the Discover Oklahoma family in 2014.