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Ray J. Dyer

Inducted: 1979

RAY J. DYER (1899-1992), manager (1932-34) and president (1955-56) of the Oklahoma Press Association, ranked among the top newspaper editors and publishers of the state. He worked on newspapers in Kansas and Missouri before coming to the Oklahoma City Times as telegraph editor (1925-26). He was managing editor of the Oklahoma News from 1926 to 1928. As editor and publisher of the EI Reno Tribune beginning in 1934, he received a wide range of awards and honors.

Ray J. Dyer
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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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