Ray Dyer

Inducted: 2010

RAY DYER (1957- ), co-publisher of The El Reno Tribune and Mustang News, graduated from El Reno High School and attended the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University before working as a reporter at the Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith, Ark.  He also covered sports at the McAlester Capital-Democrat before returning to El Reno in 1980. He started throwing the Tribune at age 11 and has worked in every area of the paper.  In 2002, Dyer was named editor of the Sooner Catholic, the newspaper for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City.  Dyer has served on several Oklahoma Press Association committees, as well as Sacred Heart Church parish council and school advisory committee, El Reno Chamber of Commerce board, El Reno Main Street board, Saint Katharine Drexel Retirement Center board, and as a reading mentor for El Reno Public Schools.