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Hall of Fame Member

Joseph Henry Carter

Inducted: 1992

JOSEPH HENRY CARTER (1932- ) has reported for United Press International in Kansas City, Oklahoma City and Dallas, for Sapulpa and Honolulu newspapers and for the Oklahoma Journal. He was an aide to congressmen and to Presidents Johnson and Carter and was director of communications for the Democratic party. Carter also was press secretary to Gov. David Hall. After leaving his post as vice president for public affairs at Cameron University, he became director of the Will Rogers Memorial. He recently published a book, Never Met a Man I Didn’t Like: The Life and Writings of Will Rogers.

Joseph Henry Carter
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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