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Bob Lee Kidd, Jr.

Inducted: 1980

BOB LEE KIDD, JR. (1914-1986) has published the prize-winning Poteau News and LeFlore County Sun for 32 years. A member of the Oklahoma Press Association’s Half-Century Club for 50 years in state newspaper work, he has been active in the OPA for 40 years, working on nearly every committee. He was president in 1964-65. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, he also worked on newspapers in Anadarko, Guthrie, Altus and Alva.

Bob Lee Kidd, Jr.
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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