2023 induction ceremony to include 10 journalists and 2 Lifetime Achievement honorees

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Max J. Nichols

Inducted: 1995

MAX J. NICHOLS (1934- ) launched his colorful career as a sports writer for the Oklahoman and then spent many years as an award-winning writer, editor and columnist for the Minneapolis Star. He was national president of the Baseball Writers Association of America in 1972. After returning to Oklahoma City in 1980, he has been editor and columnist for the Journal Record, taught journalism at Oklahoma City University, worked for the Oklahoma Historical Society and wrote a double biography on John and Eleanor Kirkpatrick.

Max J. Nichols
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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