About Kurt

Kurt at the 2019 NCAA Div. I Women’s Final Four in Tampa, Florida, following coverage of Baylor’s win against Oregon in the National Semifinal.

Kurtis Quillin is a sports anchor and reporter at KCEN-TV 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 KCEN in July 2016 as a news and sports reporter, and fill-in sports anchor, before moving to his current role in Aug. 2019. 

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 2019, he won first place sports anchor, first & second place sports stories, first place sportscast and contributed to the second place sports special in the Texas AP Broadcasters Awards

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 and basketball official with the 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.

Contact Kurtis Quillin at kquillin@kcentv.com and follow him on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

An action shot of Kurt from his playing days at Floresville High School in Floresville, Texas.
An action shot of Kurt from his playing days at Floresville High School in Floresville, Texas.