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Jim Henderson

Inducted: 2000

JIM HENDERSON (1942- ) first worked at his hometown Elk City Daily News until 1966 when he moved to the Clinton Daily News. At the Tulsa World for 10 years, he was named Outstanding Oklahoma Newsman by the OSU School of Journalism. Named a Nieman Fellow, he spent a year at Harvard. He joined the Dallas Times Herald, where he established himself as a premier writer and reporter. A four-time Pulitzer Prize nominee, he also won many national and state honors. When the Times-Herald folded, Henderson freelanced, writing books and contributing to publications like the Washington Post and Village Voice. In 1998, he became Dallas bureau chief for the Houston Chronicle.

Jim Henderson
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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