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David G. Fitzgerald

Inducted: 2005

DAVID G. FITZGERALD (1935- ) has a passion for chronicling Oklahoma and her people on film. A native of Oklahoma City, he attended Oklahoma City University and the Kansas City Arts Institute. He returned to Oklahoma and joined the 45th Division of the National Guard where he worked with WWII combat photographer George Tapscott. He went from commercial photography to publishing his first photography book, Oklahoma in 1972. Nine more followed and four more are in production. His work has appeared in state and national exhibitions, and he has been a major contributor to Oklahoma Today. He’s been named Photographer of the Year three times. For eight years he’s traveled with Feed the Children, documenting human crises, including the 2004 tsunami.

David G. Fitzgerald
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 2024 Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame nominee submission deadline is Tuesday, October 31, 2023.

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