Kurtis Quillin is Sports Director at 6 News in Temple, Texas, covering the robust local sports scene that ranges from more than 60 high schools to Baylor and the Big 12 Conference.
Kurtis joined the 6 News team in July 2016 as a news and sports reporter, and fill-in sports anchor, before moving up to Sports Reporter/Weekend Sports Anchor in Aug. 2019. He became Sports Director in Nov. 2020.
Quillin won second place sports anchor in the 2017 Texas AP Broadcasters Awards. He was named to the 2018 Texas Association of School Boards Media Honor Roll and received the Salado High School football program's 2018 Contribution to the Game Award.
In the 2019 Texas AP Broadcasters Awards, he won 1st place sports anchor, 1st place sports story, 2nd place sports story, 1st place sportscast and was a part of the 2nd place sports special for 6 Sports' Week 9 Friday Night Lights live from Tiger Stadium in Rockdale.
Quillin is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, U.S. Basketball Writers Association and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. When he's not breaking stories or featuring the stories of athletes, coaches, and fans in Central Texas, he is an active football and basketball official with the Texas Association of Sports Officials and Texas High School Basketball Officials Association.
Kurtis is a 2016 graduate of Oklahoma State University where he received his B.A. in sports media with an emphasis in multimedia journalism and minor in sports management.
The School of Media & Strategic Communications faculty named him the top senior on his degree track during spring 2016. While attending OSU, Quillin won numerous awards with the Broadcast Education Association, Oklahoma Broadcast Education Association and National Broadcasting Society.