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Broadcast journalist Bob Sands was honored with SPJ's Lifetime Achievement Award.Sands
, who has more than 30 years of experience in radio, television and journalism education, serves as assistant news and public affairs manager for OETA
.Before joining OETA, he was news director of KOKC (formerly KOMA) radio in Oklahoma City.During his career, Sands has worked as a radio news director, anchor or reporter at WKY-AM, KEBC-FM, KOMA-AM, KOMA-FM, KAFG-FM, KKNG-FM and KTOK-AM in Oklahoma City; KAKC-AM and KAKC-FM in Tulsa; and has been a television investigative producer for KWTV and KTVY in Oklahoma City, ABC News' "Primetime Live," NBC Nightly News and CNN.
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Bob Sands is a veteran broadcast journalist who brings more than thirty years of experience in radio, television and journalism education to the OETA newsroom.
Prior to joining OETA, he was News Director of KOKC (formerly KOMA) Radio in Oklahoma City.
During his career Bob has worked as a radio news director, anchor or reporter at WKY-AM, KEBC-FM, KOMA-AM, KOMA-FM, KAFG-FM, KKNG-FM and KTOK-AM in Oklahoma City; KAKC-AM and KAKC-FM in Tulsa; and has been a television investigative producer for KWTV and KTVY in Oklahoma City, ABC News Primetime Live, NBC Nightly News, and CNN.
has covered U.S.
Presidents, the Oklahoma City Bombing, and thousands of stories affecting the lives of Oklahomans.
As an investigative reporter, he
has investigated organized criminal activity in Oklahoma, exposed consumer frauds and scams in Oklahoma and nationwide, and, uncovered illegal activity involving law enforcement.
was also instrumental in writing and promoting passage of the Oklahoma Open Records Law.
Bob has taught broadcast writing, audio production and radio news as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Journalism at the University of Oklahoma.
He is Past-President of the Oklahoma Associated Press Broadcasters and the Oklahoma City News Broadcasters Association, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Freedom of Information Oklahoma, Inc.
The Oklahoma professional chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists
with its Lifetime Achievement Award at its annual banquet Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel
In April of 2007, Bob
was inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame
KSJB-AM 600 Jamestown's Classic Country Station
Bob Sands - KSJB Music Director, Afternoons (2pm - 6pm)
Bob joined KSJB in March of 2003 and is currently serving as KSJB's Music Director as well as our Afternoon (2pm - 6pm) host.
is no newcomer to Radio Broadcasting however, having worked for 30+ years in the business including a 50,000 watt AM in Spokane, WA and nearby at KBMR
in Bismarck, ND.
has a real passion for radio and provides an easygoing, enjoyable afternoon program on KSJB
-252-3570 ext. 310
OETA | News & Public Affairs
The People's Business For our final episode of the legislative session, Senators Jim Wilson, (D) Tahlequah and Harry Coates, (R) Seminole, field your questions with host Bob Sands about anything and everything legislative that's happened at the Capitol.
Joining us to discuss the latest are reporters Bob Sands of OETA and the Oklahoma News Report; Sarah Terry-Cobo of the Journal Record; and, Joe Wertz of StateImpact Oklahoma.