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Hall of Fame Member

Bill Sherman

Inducted: 2010

BILL SHERMAN (1945- ), religion writer of the Tulsa World from 2000-2018, joined the paper as a copy editor in 1983 while studying at Rhema Bible Training Center. He quickly moved to slot and assistant city editor and became Night Editor in 1994. Born in Buffalo, NY, he attended high school in Albuquerque, N.M. and journalism school at the University of Wisconsin before joining the Albuquerque Journal in 1966 and the Burlington (Wis.) Standard Press in 1968. He has won numerous press association awards in New Mexico, Wisconsin and Oklahoma, including a second in the nation in the Religion Newswriters Association. He was honored with the Russell Bennett Faith and Courage Award from the Tulsa Interfaith Alliance, for covering all religions equitably and fairly.

Bill Sherman
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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