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Hall of Fame Member

Vicki Clark Gourley

Inducted: 2006

VICKI CLARK GOURLEY (1946- ) is chairman of Nichols Hills Publishing Co. and Executive Editor of FRIDAY newspaper. She joined FRIDAY in 1974, and served as news editor and managing editor before becoming executive editor in 1980. She has received numerous state and national awards for writing and photography. Photo credits include National Geographic “Crossing America,” and Publisher’s Auxiliary’s cover. Her investigative series on adult literacy won awards from OPA, SPJ and SNA. Her innovative designs and news coverage techniques are widely used throughout the Oklahoma newspaper industry. Civic and volunteer honors include the National Conference of Christian and Jews Humanitarian Award, the JCPenney Golden Rule Award and many others. She attended Oklahoma State University.

Vicki Clark Gourley
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 2022 Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame nominee submission deadline is Sunday, Ocober 31, 2021.

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