Pam Henry

Inducted: 2004

PAM HENRY (1950-2018) was a broadcast pioneer, earning a BA at OU in 1973. Before graduation she was hired by KTOK in Oklahoma City as their first female reporter and first woman anchor. She joined WKY-TV in the same role and also worked as producer, public affairs program host and capital reporter. After working in politics in Washington, she returned to produce KWTV news before becoming noon anchor at KOCO-TV. She also worked at KSWO in Lawton. She is best remembered as manager of news and public affairs at OETA as an expert in election coverage. She won a multitude of journalism and public service awards. After retiring in 2002, the Oklahoma City native and 1959 National March of Dimes poster child worked with civic groups.