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Robert W. Haring

Inducted: 2000

ROBERT W. HARING (1932-2019) graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism and became city editor at The Southern Illinoisan at Carbondale. He joined the Associated Press in Little Rock, Ark., in 1959. He worked in Tulsa and Columbus, Ohio, and was bureau chief in New Jersey, where he directed a Pulitzer Prize-nominated project. He moved to AP headquarters in New York before turning to Tulsa as Sunday editor of the Tulsa World. He became executive editor in 1982 and established the Tulsa Literacy Coalition, the Tulsa Mentoring Council and the Tulsa World Online, the Tulsa Run and the FreeWheel bicycle ride. He retired in 1998.

Robert W. Haring
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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