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Bruce Palmer

Inducted: 1976

BRUCE PALMER (1909-1973) served as national president of the Radio-Television News Editors Association in 1965. The organization cited him in 1963 for outstanding service in television editorials. He held various Associated Press and newspaper jobs from 1930 to 1936 in Minnesota. He worked for the Daily Oklahoman and Oklahoma City Times from 1936 to 1946, with time out for combat service in Europe during World War II. He was news director of WKY radio (1946-50), U.S. information officer in Ceylon (1951-52), news director of KWTV (1953-66), and news director of the Public Relations Department of Lowe Runkle advertising and public relations company (1966-73).

Bruce Palmer
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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