Clinton Wieden

News Director, All Things Considered Host

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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KCCU News
5:49 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Clearing The Books - A KCCU News Report

Landscape near Archer City, Texas.
Clinton Wieden, KCCU

Every small town has some point of pride – something about the town that sets it apart from others. In Archer City, Texas, that honor falls to Booked Up, one of the country’s largest independent bookstores. Run by Archer City native and Pulitzer Prize winner Larry McMurtry, the store brings visitors from across the globe to the town. But an auction of much of the store’s stock means changes for the business and for Archer City. Clinton Wieden follows the ups and downs in the KCCU News report, "Clearing the Books."

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KCCU News
4:36 pm
Tue November 13, 2012

Groundbreaking Held For Lawton's 2nd Street Development

Part of the crowd gathered for the groundbreaking of the 2nd Street development project.
Clinton Wieden/KCCU

Around 150 citizens and government, business, and community leaders gathered on November 13 for a groundbreaking ceremony for the hotel/convention center phase of Lawton's 2nd Street development project. KCCU's Clinton Wieden has this report.

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KCCU News
5:13 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Election 2012: Texas County Results

Results of county elections in the Texas portion of the KCCU broadcast area for the November 6, 2012 general election (winners in CAPS):

ARCHER COUNTY

Attorney

DAVID A. LEVY (REP) 2,606

R.B. “Burk” Morris (DEM) 1,473

BAYLOR COUNTY

Sheriff

BOB ELLIOT (DEM) 1,115

Russ Smalts (IND) 315

County Commission, Precinct 1

RICK GILLISPIE (REP) 276

Travis Clark (DEM) 188

County Commission, Precinct 3

DON EMSOFF (REP) 179

Chuck Morris (DEM) 160


CLAY COUNTY

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KCCU News
5:06 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Election 2012: Oklahoma County Results (Stephens, Tillman, Washita, Woodward)

Results of county elections in the KCCU broadcast area for the November 6, 2012 general election (winners in CAPS):

STEPHENS COUNTY

Sheriff

Jimmy D. Williams (DEM) 5,045 30.0%

WAYNE McKINNEY (REP) 11,758 70.0%

County Commission, District 2

Todd Churchman (DEM) 2,755 46.1%

LONNIE ESTES (REP) 3,220 53.9%

County sales tax

FOR THE PROPOSITION - YES 10,880 66.8%

Against the Proposition - No 5,402 33.2%

TILLMAN COUNTY

Court Clerk

DARALENE KIDWELL (DEM) 1,574 58.4%

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KCCU News
5:01 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Election 2012: Oklahoma County Results (Love, Marshall, McClain, Murray, Pontotoc, Roger Mills)

Results of county elections in the KCCU broadcast area for the November 6, 2012 general election (winners in CAPS):

LOVE COUNTY

City of Marietta Proposition – change from aldermanic city govt. to council-manager

For the Proposition – Yes  310 45.3%

AGAINST THE PROPOSITION - NO 375 54.7%

MARSHALL COUNTY

Sheriff

Dempsey Donny Raley (DEM) 2,394 46.8%

ED KENT (REP) 2,726 53.2%

County Commission, District 2

ERIN LEMONS (DEM) 812 53.4%

Gary Johnson (REP) 710 46.6%

McCLAIN COUNTY

Sheriff

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