Linda Cavanaugh

Inducted: 1998

LINDA CAVANAUGH (1950- ) has worked at KFOR-TV, channel 4 in Oklahoma City for more than 20 years, and became the state’s first female co-anchor in 1979. Her broadcast journalism is nationally known for investigative and feature reports; she has earned more than 30 national awards, 40 regional and state awards and 11 Emmys. Born in Norman, she graduated Phi Beta Kappa from OU. Described as the top television journalist in the state, she is known for thoroughness, integrity and talent in reporting. A humanitarian, she used a $10,000 award from a documentary as seed money to help start the first Hospice in Oklahoma County.