Dick Pryor

Inducted: 2009

DICK PRYOR (1955- ), Emmy award-winning journalist, is deputy director of the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority where he has been anchor of the Oklahoma News Report for more than 17 years. A native of Norman, he earned his journalism degree in 1978 and juris doctorate in 1993, both from the University of Oklahoma. He started as sports director of KNOR radio in Norman in 1978 and sports director for KFDX-TV Wichita Falls from 1979-80. He was sports anchor and reporter at KJRH-TV Tulsa in 1982-84 and KOCO-TV Oklahoma City in 1984-89. He broadcast sports for several radio and cable stations, was the Lt. Governor’s chief of staff in 2007 and public relations director for the Oklahoma City 89ers from 1990-91.