Bob Sands

Inducted: 2007

BOB SANDS (1950- ) is Manager of Network News at OETA. He began his career in 1972 at KAFGFM in Oklahoma City. He’s worked in Tulsa at KAKC AM-FM, in Michigan and Montana, and in Oklahoma City radio and T.V: WKY, KEBC-FM, KOMA AM ~ FM, KKNG-FM and KTOK. He was chief investigator for NBC Nightly News on the Oklahoma City bombing and worked for ABC News Primetime, CNN and NBC Dateline, and won numerous local, state and national awards. He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by Oklahoma‚Äôs Professional Chapter of SPJ in 2006. A board member of FOI Oklahoma, he helped write the Oklahoma Open Records law. He is Past President of the Oklahoma Associated Press Broadcasters and the Oklahoma City News Broadcasters Association.