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Clinton Wieden

News Director

Clinton Wieden serves as the News Director for KCCU. His duties include overseeing the station's local news coverage, reporting on stories of local interest, and hosting both the daily newscast The Texoma Report and the weekly public affairs program Community Focus.

A native of northwest Oklahoma, Clinton is an alumnus of Oklahoma State University, holding both a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism & Broadcasting (with a minor in Geography) and a Master of Science degree in Mass Communications. Prior to joining the KCCU team, Clinton worked at KRPS-FM in Pittsburg, Kansas, where he was a features producer and the local host for Morning Edition and All Things Considered. He has also worked as a public address announcer for Oklahoma State University Athletics. Professionally, he is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Radio Television Digital News Association.

Clinton has received multiple awards for his work as a journalist. He is proud to have been honored by the Oklahoma Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Oklahoma Associated Press Broadcasters, the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters, and the Radio Television Digital News Association.

In his free time, Clinton is a member of the CU/Lawton Community Band, CU/Lawton Community Jazz Ensemble, the Chisholm Trail Municipal Band in Duncan, and the Board of Directors of the Band Alumni Chapter of the OSU Alumni Association. He is interested in history, politics, sports, and pop culture, and enjoys reading a good book.

Ways to Connect

This week, we're joined by local historian and author Bill Neeley and his colleague Bob Saul, here to talk about their work recording the life and legacy of Quanah Parker and Neeley's new book on the life of Juan Seguin.

This week, our guests are Tiffany Vrska and Sandy Foster of the planning committee for Lawton Fort Sill Open Streets, joining us to talk about the next event coming up on June 2.

It's time again for Lawton's Arts for All Festival! Committee member Ronda Norrell joins us to talk about the 2018 event, which artists and entertainers will be there, and the arts groups the festival helps support.

This week, Virginia Spencer of the Great Plains Improvement Foundation joins us to talk about the organization, its work as a community action agency, and its upcoming open house as part of National Community Action Month.

It's time once again for the Red River Craft Beer Festival! Carol Herrick of the Armed Services YMCA of Lawton-Fort Sill drops by to talk about the fifth annual edition of the event.

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