Lee Anderson
Inducted 2020

Since 1965, Lee Anderson has been the driving force for Radio in McAlester. Lee has been the award-winning morning host of KNED-AM and then KMCO-FM from 1964 to 2019. He was also the Program Director of his dominant stations from 1967 to 2001 while also serving as the Chief Engineer from 1972-1986. Lee continues as the General Manger of the four-station cluster which serves Southeastern Oklahoma.

Lee’s extensive background and commitment to McAlester Radio led to his becoming the Managing Partner and Co-Owner of the radio stations in 2005. His leadership of Southeastern Oklahoma Radio LLC (KMCO-FM, KTMC-FM, KNED-AM, KTMC-AM) has allowed the stations to continue their tradition of ratings success, business excellence, and community involvement.

Throughout his illustrious career in Radio, Lee has advanced numerous community initiatives. He has been a member of his local school board for 46 years and been very active in his Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the McAlester Industrial and Economic Board. Lee has also served on the OAB Board of Directors and was our Chairman in 2010. Lee Anderson personifies everything a broadcaster should be—a Communicator, an Entrepreneur, and a Public Servant.