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Dale McConathy

Inducted: 1980

DALE McCONATHY (1938-1989) is ranked one of the top editors and consultants of American magazines, after 20 years of editing such publications as Time, Vogue, McCall’s, Harper’s Bazaar, Aperture, and others. Among his 17 published books and monograms is Hollywood Costume, honored in 1979 with inclusion in the Moscow Book Fair by a group of prominent international writers as the best American book of the 1970s. A native of McAlester, he holds degrees from Central State University and the University of Oklahoma.

Dale McConathy
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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