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Hall of Fame Member

Charles Long

Inducted: 1979

CHARLES LONG (1938-2008) achieved national prominence as news editor (1967-71) and editor (1971- ) of The Quill, award-winning national magazine of the Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi. He is the first Oklahoman to edit this publication. His success earned him selection to Who’s Who in America. A 1961 graduate of the University of Oklahoma, he is the author of a history of the university, With Optimism for the Morrow, while editor of Sooner Magazine (1963-66). He also worked on the San Angelo Standard-Times (1961-62) and the Norman Transcript (1962-63).

Charles Long
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 2023 Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame nominee submission deadline is Monday, October 31, 2022.

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