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Hall of Fame Member

H. H. Herbert

Inducted: 1971

H.H. HERBERT (1888-1980) was a pioneer and national leader in building journalism education during the first half of the 20th Century. He founded the first journalism program in the state, the H. H. Herbert School of Journalism at the University of Oklahoma, in 1913. As a faculty member and director of the school for 47 years, he helped make it one of the 10 best in the nation. Most of the first 1,500 students educated in the school were greatly influenced by his high ideals of journalism. He founded the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Press Association in 1916, the Sooner State Press in 1920. 

H. H. Herbert
How to Submit a Nomination

Selection Process

Honorees are selected by a committee comprised of hall of fame members, including its director, and distinguished leaders in journalism. The Selection Committee considers all nominations, both new ones and those held over from previous years, before selecting the honorees.

The 2022 Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame nominee submission deadline is Sunday, Ocober 31, 2021.

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