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Hall of Fame Honorees

2002 Members

E.G. “Bob” Albright

E.G. “Bob” Albright

Inducted: 2002 E.G. “BOB” ALBRIGHT (1922-2010), a native of California, came to The Daily Oklahoman and Oklahoma City Times in 1952 to begin a 33-year career as a photographer. A WWII veteran and tech school graduate, he is the embodiment of a photojournalist. He...

J. Landis Fleming

J. Landis Fleming

Inducted: 2002 J. LANDIS FLEMING (1907-1997) wrote a neighborhood newspaper at age 10 and sold it for a penny a copy. He was editor of the Enid High School and Phillip University papers. He worked at the Springfield (Mo.) News, The Oklahoman and Times, and The Norman...

Francis Langdon

Francis Langdon

Inducted: 2002 FRANCIS LANGDON (1922-2003) was born in California and was a combat submarine veteran from WWII. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma Journalism School in 1948. He began his journalism career as ad manager for three and a half years at the...

W.U. McCoy

W.U. McCoy

Inducted: 2002 W.U. McCOY (1921-2012) spent more than 40 years covering arts and music, culminating in the book Performing and Visual Arts Writing and Reviewing in 1992. A graduate of Arkansas State University where he was named Outstanding Journalist, he served in...

Jim Myers

Jim Myers

Inducted: 2002 JIM MYERS (1947- ), a native of Tonkawa, worked for The Enid News & Eagle and Lawton Constitution before joining The Tulsa World in 1981. The veteran political and government reporter is known for his tenacity to get to the truth and the pursuit of...

Frances “Fran” Morris

Frances “Fran” Morris

Inducted: 2002 FRANCES "FRAN" MORRIS (1930- ) has always used her writing career as an advocate for children. Born in Britton, she graduated from the University of Oklahoma in English after majoring in radio and TV. She became “Miss Fran” every morning on KWTV from...

Pam Olson

Pam Olson

Inducted: 2002 PAM OLSON (1949- ) was the first woman to anchor a prime-time television newscast in Oklahoma City. Born in Midwest City, she began her journalism career in high school for a church youth paper. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma and interned...

James H. Reid

James H. Reid

Inducted: 2002 JAMES H. REID (1917-2005) was born in Muskogee and attended Oklahoma A&M in mechanical engineering. When WWII broke out he joined the Army Air Corps, where he met war correspondent Dixie Tighe who urged him to enter journalism after he wrote a story...

Dave Story

Dave Story

Inducted: 2002 DAVE STORY (1930-2009) got his first taste of journalism as editor of his high school newspaper in Mississippi. He moved to Oklahoma in 1961 after serving in the U.S. Air Force as military newspaper editor at several Strategic Air Command bases. He also...

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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