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journalism and broadcasting educator

William Joseph Guffey, American journalism and broadcasting educator. Recipient Citation of Appreciation Oklahoma Senate, Oklahoma House of Representatives.


Guffey, William Joseph was born on July 12, 1943 in El Reno, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Ray V. and Camea M. (Collins) Guffey.


Bachelor of Science, John Brown University, 1970.


News reporter, Station KHBS-television, Fort Smith, Arkansas, 1970-1975;director language technical, Westark Cmty. College, Fort Smith, 1975-1977;new reporter, sports director, Station KFSM-television, Fort Smith, 1977-1982;news director, Station KPOM-television, Fort Smith, 1982-1984;Oklahoma bureau chief, Station KHBS-television, Fort Smith, 1984-1990;public relations director, journalist, broadcast instructor, Carl Albert State College, Poteau, Oklahoma, since 1990. Designer A/V Language laboratories for Vietnamese culturalization, Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, 1975-1977.

Video creator, producer Poteau Chamber of Commerce, Poteau Daily News and Sun, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, since 1990.


Board directors Poteau Area Arts and Humanities Council, since 1996. Committee member Poteau Frontier Days Rodeo, since 1990. Member LeFlore County Woodcarvers, since 1990.

With United States Army, 1966-1969. Member Green Country Marketing Association (board directors since 1996), Kiwanis Club, Oklahoma College Public Relations Association (board directors), Oklahoma College Press Association, Oklahoma Broadcast Education Association, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education (state journalism articulation committee, communicator's council).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: woodcarving, video production, Morgan horses.


Married Carol Clark, September 12, 1972. 1 child, Sharon Walker.

Ray V. Guffey

Camea M. (Collins) Guffey

Carol Clark

Sharon Walker Guffey