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 the daily newscast The Texoma Report.

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. 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.

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. As an OSU student, he worked as a student reporter for KOSU-FM and as the lead sports columnist for the campus newspaper, The Daily O’Collegian. Clinton also has experience with student-run radio and public address announcing for sporting events.

Clinton has been involved with music for most of his life. He continues this involvement as a member of the CU/Lawton Community Band, CU/Lawton Community Jazz Ensemble, and the Chisholm Trail Municipal Band in Duncan, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Band Alumni Chapter of the OSU Alumni Association. In his free time, Clinton is also interested in history, politics, sports, and pop culture, and enjoys reading a good book.

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After a senseless tragedy claimed a young man's life, his former teammates came together to play a baseball game in his honor in the town where he was killed. KCCU's Clinton Wieden has more.

The Lawton State of the City Address and the Oklahoma Teacher of the Year announcement headline the Texoma Report for Sept. 17, 2013.

Beginning August 5, KCCU has revamped its local news coverage! Now, each day will feature The Texoma Report, a local newscast airing in the bottom of each hour during Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

Broadcasts will originate with All Things Considered and replay during Morning Edition, giving The Texoma Report a normal schedule of Monday-Thursday during ATC and Tuesday-Friday during Morning Edition. The Friday afternoon segment from Quartz Mountain Nature Park remains unchanged.

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A change of command ceremony was held June 27th for the 97th Air Mobility Wing at Altus Air Force Base. KCCU's Clinton Wieden has this report.

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A national award from Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI), one of the highest honors in public radio broadcasting, has capped the list of accolades KCCU has received for work completed in 2012 by news director Clinton Wieden and reporter Mitch Watson.