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Hall of Fame Member

Wallace Kidd

Inducted: 1986

WALLACE KIDD (1915-1986) held an impressive number of positions in journalism and in state and community civic affairs. He spent much of his career on the Anadarko Daily News, serving as editor and co-publisher after holding several other posts on the paper. He was president of the Oklahoma Press Association and of the Oklahoma Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi. A listing of his other activities on behalf of his city, state and nation would require pages of space.

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

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Assistant hall of fame director named

Assistant hall of fame director named

Amber Loomis was recently named as assistant hall of fame director. She will help Director Joe Hight in planning for the hall of fame induction and other activities on a contractual basis. Loomis, in her role as UCentral administrative specialist, has already worked...

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