Lane Luckie is the anchor of Good Morning East Texas, the top-rated morning newscast in East Texas. He joined KLTV, the ABC affiliate in Tyler, Texas in 2012.
Lane previously served as evening anchor and executive producer at KTRE-TV in Lufkin and Nacogdoches. He came to East Texas from KTAL-TV in Shreveport, where he was a general assignments reporter. Lane also spent four years working for the Natchitoches, Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau.
A native of Lake Charles, Louisiana, Lane earned a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern State University in 2008.
Lane is a huge history buff and sees journalism as an ideal opportunity to write the “first draft” of history as it happens. He hopes his passion for lifelong learning encourages others to take an interest in knowing their community. Everyone has a story and he promises to do his best to tell each one fairly.
Lane is the recipient of a Regional Emmy from the Lone Star Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. His work has also been recognized by the Broadcast Education Association and the Southeast Journalism Conference. In 2017, he was named a RIAS Berlin Commission fellow, participating in a trans-Atlantic exchange program for American and German broadcasters. The following year, he explored trade tensions between the world’s largest economies, the U.S. and China, as a fellow of the East-West Center.
Lane is a proud NSU Football season ticket-holder. He serves on the board of directors of the NSU Alumni Association and the advisory committee for the NSU Department of New Media, Journalism, and Communication Arts. Lane is an alumnus of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity and serves as president of the Beta Omicron Alumni Chapter and Housing Corporation. He was honored as Northwestern State University’s ‘Distinguished Young Alumnus of the Year’ in 2017.
Having presented educational programming at dozens of college campuses across the country, Lane has been named national ‘Volunteer of the Year,’ ‘Facilitator of the Year,’ and was named to the fraternity’s ‘Thirty Under 30’ list. Lane has also served on the faculty for numerous leadership conferences and an emerging leaders institute held at the University of South Carolina. He has also mentored student leaders as Chapter Advisor for Pi Kappa Phi at the University of Texas at Tyler and at Stephen F. Austin State University.
Lane volunteers with the Texas Ramp Project, which constructs wheelchair ramps for home-bound individuals and families, and serves on the pastoral council for his church.
Much of his spare time is spent traveling to new destinations, photographing people and places along the way. He’s an avid college sports fan and never passes up an opportunity to embarrass himself on the golf course.
“The best stories are often the ones you tell us about. What’s bugging you? Who deserves recognition? How can I help you tear through a complex issue? If you’re talking about it with friends and family, consider including me in the conversation.