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Allan W. Cromley

Inducted: 1983

ALLAN W. CROMLEY (1922-2011) was the dean of Oklahoma newsmen in Washington. As chief of the Washington Bureau of The Daily Oklahoman and Oklahoma City Times for several decades, Cromley kept Oklahomans abreast of national affairs as they affected the state. He covered 12 national political conventions and was in the motorcade when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. One of the nation’s most respected Washington correspondents, he served as president of the National Press Club and the Washington Gridiron Club.

Allan W. Cromley
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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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