Allan Muchmore

Inducted: 1981

ALLAN MUCHMORE (1915-1997) is the first person to ever serve as president of both major news media organizations, the Oklahoma Press Association and the Oklahoma Broadcasters Association. This double honor came from the high regard accorded him by both newspaper and broadcast professions. He was a partner in the Ponca City Daily News and WBBZ radio station in Ponca City. He devoted much of his time to community affairs, earning him the 1975 “Outstanding Citizen” award of the Ponca City Chamber of Commerce.