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Hall of Fame Member

Clyde Muchmore

Inducted: 1984

CLYDE MUCHMORE (1884-1959) published The Ponca City News for 40 years and was one of Oklahoma’s best-known newspapermen. The paper and Ponca City were small when he went there in 1919, and he gave impetus to the growth of both. Muchmore was active in a number of organizations and was treasurer of the Oklahoma Society of Crippled Children at the time of his death. The paper, under his direction, won state fair sweepstakes awards in 1937 and 1950.

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

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