DENNIE HALL (1934- ) blended outstanding teaching, reporting, editing and public relations into an impressive career. He also initiated the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame and was its guiding light for many years. Hall began his career as a general assignments reporter at EI Dorado News-Times (Ark.), then springboarded into decades’ worth of editorships at the West Plains Daily Quill (Mo.), and the Nashville Banner. He taught for 28 years at the University of Central Oklahoma. Many say he has the mark of a true educator—the ability to mold students in his classes and in their professional lives.