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Hall of Fame Member

Ken Neal

Inducted: 1991

KEN NEAL (1935- ) joined the Tulsa World as a copy boy in 1953 and his numerous positions on the paper have won him recognition as one of Oklahoma’s outstanding journalists. He has been oil writer, church editor, state editor, copy editor, business editor, political reporter and, for the past 12 years, associate editor. He has won several awards, including one from Phi Delta Kappa, a national professional education fraternity for “outstanding news media contribution to education.” Neal is widely respected for his insightful opinion page articles, which contribute greatly to the public’s understanding of vital issues.

Ken Neal
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 2024 Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame nominee submission deadline is Tuesday, October 31, 2023.

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