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Hall of Fame Member

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 Transcript. He bought the Wes-Ten News in Oklahoma City, was editor of the Oklahoma Advisor and North Star, of the Moore Monitor, The Bristow News and the Kingfisher Times and Free Press. He also reported for the Journal Record, the Black Dispatch and the Oklahoma Publisher. He wrote five biographies of prominent Oklahomans. He received the Bill Crawford Memorial Media in the Arts Award for his contributions to the arts. He taught cello at OCU and Drury College.

J. Landis Fleming
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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