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Hall of Fame Member

Edith Cherry Johnson

Inducted: 1997

EDITH CHERRY JOHNSON (1879-1961) was a reporter and columnist for the Daily Oklahoman for more than a half century, winning considerable acclaim for a column that ran on the editorial page for 44 years. She interviewed many notable Americans of her day, including Theodore Roosevelt. She wrote several books and was active in the civic life of the community, making it better through her tireless work. Publisher E.K. Gaylord said upon her death, “Her heart was always with the people who were in trouble or suffering.”

Edith Cherry Johnson
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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