Donald W. Reynolds

Inducted: 1978

DONALD W. REYNOLDS (1906-1993), one of the nation’s most successful group newspaper publishers for nearly four decades, published 31 daily newspapers in eight states, 12 of them in Oklahoma. His Donrey company also owned eight radio stations. Best known of his group is his Fort Smith (Ark.) Southwest Times. His Oklahoma newspapers include the Okmulgee Times, Bartlesville Examiner, Blackwell Journal-Tribune, Chickasha Daily Express, Guthrie Daily Leader, Pawhuska Journal-Capital, Guymon Daily Herald, Pauls Valley Democrat, Wewoka Times, Holdenville Daily News, and Henryetta Daily Democrat.