Mike McCarville

Inducted: 2013

MIKE McCARVILLE (1940-2017) built a national following in political coverage with his online The McCarville Report, beginning in 1980. He started as a teen correspondent in Del City for the Oklahoma City Times in 1957, served in the Army and returned to the Daily Oklahoman and Times in 1961 as reporter. He was publisher of the Del City News in 1963 and worked at the Oklahoma Journal, Tulsa Tribune, Norman Transcript and Oklahoma Courier. He was assistant news director of KWTV from 1971-72. He was Gov. Dewey Bartlett’s press secretary and worked in his senatorial campaign. He worked at KTOK Radio as investigative reporter, talk show host and program director in 1991-2005. He was active in several national and state organizations, including as director of the National Association of Business Political Action Committees.