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Hall of Fame Member

Lindel G. Hutson

Inducted: 2008

LINDEL G. HUTSON (1946- ) joined The Associated Press in Little Rock in 1972 as reporter and editor. He began his journalism career at the Jonesboro Sun in Arkansas while earning a journalism degree at Arkansas State University. He worked as a U.S. Army journalist in the U.S. and with NATO in Europe, and as city hall reporter at the Texarkana Gazette. In 1977, AP transferred him to the national editing desk in New York City. AP promoted him to News Editor in Indiana in 1980, and Oklahoma Chief of Bureau in 1989. He is a founder, former president and board member of FOI Oklahoma, and works with the Oklahoma AP editor’s group, AP/ONE, in promoting and sponsoring journalism activities and excellence.

Lindel G. Hutson
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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