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Hall of Fame Member

Mark Singer

Inducted: 2001

MARK SINGER (1950- ) went to work for the New Yorker magazine in 1974 at age 23, perhaps the youngest person hired there as staff writer, to work on “Talk of the Town” pieces, and longer feature stories. The Tulsa native attended Yale University and graduated with honors in English. His literary journalistic style has won many awards. He worked at The Tulsa Tribune one summer while in college. He has written several books, including the first, Funny Money, about the Penn Square Bank collapse in Oklahoma City and statewide oil bust.

Mark Singer
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 2023 Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame nominee submission deadline is Monday, October 31, 2022.

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Amber Loomis was recently named as assistant hall of fame director. She will help Director Joe Hight in planning for the hall of fame induction and other activities on a contractual basis. Loomis, in her role as UCentral administrative specialist, has already worked...

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