Terry M. Clark

Inducted: 2000

TERRY M. CLARK (1944- ), past University of Central Oklahoma Journalism Department chairman, has a record of outstanding teaching dedicated to helping students and community journalism. He began his career as news editor of the Clarinda, Iowa, Herald-Journal in 1969. In Oklahoma, he worked at the Duncan Banner, and owned the Waurika News-Democrat from 1974 to 1986. He earned his doctoral degree while teaching at the Oklahoma State University Journalism School. He also worked as a copy editor at The Daily Oklahoman. His column, “Coffee with Clark,” appears in newspapers and on KCSC radio, Edmond. He holds workshops for Oklahoma Press Association members, and writes for the Oklahoma Publisher.