Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 10/10/11

Laura Okmin of Fox Sports has more than 15 years of broadcast media experience. Before joining Fox, she was an anchor on CNN/Sports Illustrated. She came on as the Midwest region correspondent working from the Chicago bureau.

Before joining CNN/Sports Illustrated, Okmin was a reporter and anchor for SportsChannel Chicago. From October 1995 through September 1996, she anchored both the 30-minute and 60-minute sportscasts, covered the Bears and conducted live post-game interviews for the duration of the Bulls playoff run.

An honors student at the University of Kansas, Okmin received her bachelor’s degree in journalism.

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