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Explore our gallery of Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame members. Learn about how to make a nomination.

Hall of Fame Member

Jack Bowen

Inducted: 1997

JACK BOWEN (1947- ) consistently sought to impact Oklahoma in positive ways through his journalistic skills ever since he moved here. Coming from Texas, he has been a news anchor on KOCO-TV, KWTV and KOKH Channel 25. Bowen has been involved in countless community activities and is known as one who has an ability to see the good in even the worst situation, who has a firm commitment to his profession and who has a passion for the well-being of children.

Jack Bowen
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 2023 Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame nominee submission deadline is Monday, October 31, 2022.

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Assistant hall of fame director named

Assistant hall of fame director named

Amber Loomis was recently named as assistant hall of fame director. She will help Director Joe Hight in planning for the hall of fame induction and other activities on a contractual basis. Loomis, in her role as UCentral administrative specialist, has already worked...

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