Travis Walsh

Inducted: 1978

TRAVIS WALSH (1924-1976) worked on Texas newspapers and for the Associated Press before joining the Tulsa Daily World in 1946. For twenty years he worked as state capitol and Washington correspondent, editorial writer and managing editor. In 1974 he served as president of the Oklahoma Associated Press Managing Editors, and the Eastern Oklahoma Chapter of SPJ, SDX. Twice the National Conference of Christians and Jews presented him with awards for his activities in Human Relations. In 1972 he received the Beachy Musselman Award of the Oklahoma Press Association for outstanding contributions to newspaper journalism.