Billie Rodely

Inducted: 2004

BILLIE RODELY (1953- ) began her career covering small town politics and other news for WIOU radio in Kokomo, Indiana after graduation with a BA from Valparaiso University in 1978. She also worked at KFKF radio in Kansas City before coming to KTOK radio in Oklahoma City in 1987 and WKY for a year. She worked at Clear Channel Communications as radio news anchor, editor and reporter. In 1999 at OETA, she helped organize the TV production department for the Oklahoma Network. She has developed a reputation as one of the most accurate and thorough broadcast journalists in Oklahoma. Her documentaries are the epitome of good reporting, and awards follow every task she undertakes. She is active in civic groups including FOI Oklahoma and Oklahoma City Gridiron.