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Hall of Fame Member

D.C. “Clancy” Frost

Inducted: 1973

D.C. “CLANCY” FROST (1908-1965) spent more than two decades proving his “independent country newspaper,” the Kiowa County Star-Review of Hobart, could achieve the same quality of reporting, editing and editorial excellence as a newspaper of any size. Eight times his newspaper won state fair sweepstakes for general excellence. He won the Oklahoma Editorial of the Year award for fighting federal aid to education, and the national Herrick Editorial Award for opposing the U.S. Army’s attempts to take over one-third of his county for a missile range. He served as president (1962-63) and long-time director of the Oklahoma Press Association.

D.C. “Clancy” Frost
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 2024 Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame nominee submission deadline is Tuesday, October 31, 2023.

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