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Richard Franklin “Dick” Dudley

Inducted: 1987

RICHARD FRANKLIN “DICK” DUDLEY (1905-1978) demonstrated the importance of good journalism to a small community during the 35 years, 1934-69, in which he published the Hollis Daily News. His column, “Across The Desk,” served as a vehicle to promote business, industry and agriculture in his community. Dudley was a leader in civic, church and youth activities and is remembered by many veterans for his encouraging letters to them during World War II.

Richard Franklin “Dick” Dudley
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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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