2023 induction ceremony to include 10 journalists and 2 Lifetime Achievement honorees

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Hall of Fame Member

Edward Austin

Inducted: 1978

EDWARD AUSTIN (1897-1975) worked on newspapers in Frederick, Oklahoma City, Chicago and Milwaukee before joining the Scripps Howard newspaper organization in Cleveland (1928). He became managing editor for both the San Diego Evening Tribune and Morning Union of Copley Newspapers in 1938. He rose to executive editor of all 17 Copley newspapers, retiring in 1950.

Edward Austin
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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