Lee Allan Smith
OAB Hall of Fame
No broadcaster manager ever exerted more time, energy, enthusiasm and talent for the benefit of his community and State than Lee Allan Smith. Lee Allan truly felt a “public service obligation” to his listening and viewing public. His community service endeavors as a broadcaster impacted an endless list of organizations and projects in Oklahoma City.
His many accomplishments include founding and promoting the Stars and Stripes Show for eight years, five of which were carried by the NBC Television Network; creating and developing the 25 acre Stars & Stripes Park and chairing the 1989 Oklahoma City Olympic Festival.
Lee Allan began his 30 year broadcasting career at WKY Radio in 1956 as a time salesman. It was during his tenure as Vice President & General Manager of KTVY. He was President of the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters in 1966-67.
As a broadcaster Lee Allan Smith was an innovator, promoter and leader for his industry and community.