Joan E. Gilmore

Inducted: 1994

JOAN E. GILMORE (1927- ) worked from 1952-80 for the Daily Oklahoman in such capacities as news reporter, women’s editor and metropolitan editor. She expanded women’s page coverage to include a wide range of topics and to report on social activities of minorities. In addition to operating her own public relations agency, she writes a weekly column for the Journal Record and assists a variety of civic and cultural organizations on a volunteer basis. Awards for her volunteerism are numerous.