Jennifer Duffy Gilliland

Inducted: 2006

JENNIFER DUFFY GILLILAND (1952- ) began work at the Oklahoma Press Association in 1984, and began serving as editor of The Oklahoma Publisher in 1990. A native of Mangum, she attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University before working in composing and then the editorial department at The Oklahoman. She also worked as writer and designer at Oklahoma County Newspapers in Midwest City. At OPA, she has written innumerable articles, organized workshops and contests and produced several state press publications. All Oklahoma newspapers have benefited from her work on nearly every major OPA project in the past 20 years. A member of FOI Oklahoma, she was president in 2000.