Donna Terrell

Donna Terrell anchors FOX 16 News weekday evenings at 5:30, 6:30 and 9. She joined FOX 16 in February of 2004.

Donna arrived in Little Rock from Detroit, Michigan, where she served as an anchor for WKBD-TV and WWJ-TV. Before moving to Detroit, she worked at WKYC-TV in Cleveland, Ohio. She also held anchoring and reporting positions in South Bend, Indiana, and Battle Creek, Michigan.

Throughout her broadcast career, Donna has been honored with several awards. Most recently earning a regional Edward R. Murrow award and a regional Emmy for her story on the 100th Anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre. She has also received Emmys for her work as a news anchor and for a FOX 16 News promotional campaign.

She has also won the National American Legion Fourth Estate Award and Associated Press Award for her special reports on Grieving a Child. She garnered several other Emmys including two for her work bringing light to cosmetic surgery and breast cancer issues. She has been nominated for numerous other awards and has received many honors.

Ms. Terrell is fully committed to community service. She created Donna Terrell’s Yoga Warriors Fighting Colon Cancer, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that raises money for yoga classes for cancer survivors, patients and caregivers. The organization also provides numerous necessities for survivors of colon and other cancers currently in treatment and in need of financial assistance. Yoga Warriors is in memory of her daughter Queah (pronounced: Quaya) who died from colon cancer, but during her battle found health benefits from yoga. The organization has at least one free community-wide yoga fundraising event and golf tournament each year.

In addition, Donna has also served on the boards of Women and Children First, a domestic violence facility, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and the Ronald McDonald House. She is a former Ambassador to the American Cancer Society – Arkansas.

Donna has a Bachelor of Applied Arts Degree in Broadcast and Cinematic Arts from Central Michigan University. She is a member of the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences, the National Association of Black Journalists and the Little Rock Chapter of The Links, Incorporated.

Donna is married to Dr. Kenneth Lambert. On any given day you’ll find her on the golf course. You can also look for Donna around central Arkansas making various appearances at community events. When she first arrived in 2004, she told everyone Arkansas is a beautiful state and the Little Rock area is a well-kept secret. She still feels that way but believes the secret is spreading.

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