Lori Gilbert (Local News Director)
Lori Gilbert has been the News Director for Elko Broadcasting Company (KELK/KLKO) since 1983. She is consistently recognized by news organizations for her outstanding contributions to Broadcast Journalism. The Associated Press recently recognized the KELK/KLKO News Department, under her leadership, as The News Station of the Year. For nearly fifteen years, her daily half-hour community news program, Elko Live, has provided listeners with first-person news accounts of local, regional and national issues and events.


In addition to her work in radio, she is the News Director for KENV News 10 in Elko. News 10 and Elko Broadcasting enjoy a strong and effective partnership in bringing news, sports and information to the community.She is an accomplished poet and short story writer as well. She is happily married and the mother of a wonderful 15 year old daughter.