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Ernest A. Shiner

Inducted: 1990

ERNEST A. SHINER (1927-1988) joined Farmer-Stockman magazine as an associate editor in 1961 and was editor until his death in 1988. He received many honors for his work and headed the U.S. delegations to the World Congress of Agricultural Journalists in 1971 in France. Shiner was a chairman of the Oklahoma Farm Show and used his considerable talents in numerous other farm and civic organizations. He taught high school journalism and worked for the Ada Evening News and the Weleetka American before joining the Farmer-Stockman staff. 

Ernest A. Shiner
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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 2024 Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame nominee submission deadline is Tuesday, October 31, 2023.

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