Stella M. Roberts

Inducted: 1984

STELLA M. ROBERTS (1922-deceased) became the first woman elected national secretary treasurer of the Wire Service Guild, representing 2,200 employees of the Associated Press International. Early in her career, she worked a year for the Okemah Leader and then joined the AP in 1945, working in the Oklahoma City Bureau and the Capitol Bureau the next 31 years. Her work won a number of awards. In 1976, she became public information director for the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission.