P.A. "Buddy" Sugg

Inducted: 1980

P.A. “BUDDY” SUGG (1908-1976) provided the leadership that developed Oklahoma’s first television station, WKY-TV. During his 10 years with the Oklahoma Publishing Co. he was manager of WKY radio (1946-49), first manager of WKY-TV (1949-56), and a director of OPUBCO (1953-56). Prior to World War II he worked for the National Broadcasting Company. During the war he won decorations from the U.S. Navy. He returned to NBC after leaving OPUBCO and became vice president (1958-62) and a member of the board of directors (1960-62).