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Hall of Fame Member

Chuck Ervin

Inducted: 1989

CHUCK ERVIN (1937-2011) has covered state and national political conventions since 1972 and has one of the state’s best-known bylines for political and governmental writing. After working for the McAlester News-Capital, he joined the Tulsa World staff in 1966, transferred to the paper’s state capitol bureau in 1968 and was named bureau chief in 1973. Ervin has won several writing awards, including one from Sigma Delta Chi for coverage of the McAlester prison riot.

Chuck Ervin
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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