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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, Amanda Richey and Shaun Calix from the cast of "Next to Normal" join us to talk about the production at the Lawton Community Theatre, the play's subject matter, and the panel discussions being held after some performances to help educate the audience about mental illness.

This week, Frantzie Couch of the Lawton Chautauqua committee joins us to share details about the upcoming 2018 Lawton Chautauqua event, including information about the figures being portrayed and the performers who will be involved.

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.

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