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Hall of Fame Member

Paul S. McClung

Inducted: 1996

PAUL S. McCLUNG (1924-2007) rose to executive editor of the Lawton Constitution and Morning Press and then spent six years as Cameron University’s director of information. He sold approximately 650 articles and stories to national magazines and was Southwest Bureau Chief for Dell Publishing Co. He authored “Papa Jack, Cowman from the Wichitas” and earned numerous awards for his columns and investigative and enterprise reporting. McClung was an Army veteran of World War II.

Paul S. McClung
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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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