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

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Robert “Bob” Barry

Inducted: 1998

ROBERT “BOB” BARRY (1931-2011) Bob Barry, sportscaster for KFOR-TV, has become well known throughout Oklahoma for his radio play-by-play of Oklahoma college sports for more than 30 years. He joined the station in 1966 and served as sports director for 26 years. He attended OU and spent 18 years at KNOR in Norman handling every job imaginable. As a past member of the board of directors of the National Sportscasters Association, Barry has been elected Oklahoma Sportscaster of the Year 15 times. He has been the radio voice of both the University of Oklahoma Sooners and the Oklahoma State University Cowboys.

Robert “Bob” Barry
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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