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Hall of Fame Member

Lola Hall

Inducted: 1988

LOLA HALL (1933- ) has demonstrated her considerable talent in broadcasting, business and civic work for more than 30 years. She joined KWTV in Oklahoma City in 1956 and quickly became known for her wit, knowledge and humor as a reporter and as the “Channel 9 Weather Girl.” She also worked for a number of other television and radio stations in Oklahoma City and for NBC in New York City. Her countless accomplishments in her profession and in community organizations have placed her high in the esteem of Oklahomans from the capital city to the rural outposts.

Lola Hall
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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