Jenk Jones, Jr.

Inducted: 2006

JENK JONES, JR. (1936- ) spent 32 years at The Tulsa Tribune in jobs ranging from reporter to editor and publisher. He held various positions on the Colorado Daily while earning a degree from Colorado University. He worked as sports reporter at The Minneapolis Tribune and reporter-copy editor at The Anchorage Times. He specialized in travel and political writing at The Trib, covering eight national conventions. He was treasurer and director of the AP Managing Editors Association and served on numerous state and national journalism committees. He also taught journalism and political history in universities, served as docent at museums, and received the Nature Conservancy’s conservation award.