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John A. Jameson

Inducted: 1988

JOHN A. JAMESON (1905-1985) was known as a hard-working newsman dedicated to the public’s right to know about its government. After serving papers in Muskogee and Oklahoma City, he joined the Associated Press in 1935, working in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Kansas City and New York City. Later, he was AP bureau chief in Indianapolis and Denver. While covering the Summer White House in Denver, he was the first to report President Eisenhower’s heart attack. He published the Englewood Herald in Colorado 1957-69 and was president of the Colorado Press Association in 1956. He later worked in government posts in Washington, D.C. and Colorado.

John A. Jameson
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 2022 Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame nominee submission deadline is Sunday, Ocober 31, 2021.

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