Faith L. Wylie

Inducted: 2012

FAITH L. WYLIE (1953- ) was bitten by the journalism bug in high school where she was yearbook editor, worked in the educational TV studio, and met John Wylie. She and John purchased the Oologah Lake Leader in 1984, where as co-publisher she handles all layout and design work, including the newspaper’s pioneering web site. The paper has won 14 OPA Sequoyah Awards and eight first place honors from the NNA. OPA presented both she and John the Beachy Musselman Award in 1993. She earned a BFA in graphic design from the University of Kansas; was production artist at Sun Publications in Johnson County, Kansas; graphic designer for BR Johnson Studio from 1976-1978; and was art director at Old American Insurance Company from 1979-1984. She has served as president of the Oologah Historical Society and was named Chamber Citizen of the Year in 1985.