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Hall of Fame Member

O.B. Campbell

Inducted: 1984

O.B. CAMPBELL (1905-1992) was editor and publisher of the Vinita Daily Journal, 1935-69, and was known as a tireless worker for his community and Eastern Oklahoma. He earlier was associated with papers in Medford and Perry. Campbell founded the Eastern Trails Museum, later serving as its curator, and also founded the Craig County Historical Society. He served on the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Historical Society beginning in 1971. An author of historical books, he received many community, regional and state awards.

O.B. Campbell
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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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