Explore our gallery of Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame members. Learn about how to make a nomination.

Hall of Fame Honorees

2015 Members

Judy Gibbs Robinson

Judy Gibbs Robinson

Inducted: 2015 JUDY GIBBS ROBINSON (1956- ), assistant director of Student Media and editorial adviser to The Oklahoma Daily at OU, began her career at the Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune before joining The Associated Press, working in Utah, New York, West Virginia,...

Robby Trammell

Robby Trammell

Inducted: 2015 ROBBY TRAMMELL (1952- ), news director for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com, was editor of the papers at Seminole High School and Seminole Junior College. Earning his bachelor’s degree at UCO, he worked full time covering Edmond for The Oklahoman. He was...

Julie DelCour

Julie DelCour

Inducted: 2015 JULIE DELCOUR (1951- ), an associate editor of the Tulsa World, came to Oklahoma in 1977 after graduating from the University of Missouri and working four years at Springfield newspapers. She has covered higher education, county and city government,...

Edward L. “Ed” Goodwin, Jr.

Edward L. “Ed” Goodwin, Jr.

Inducted: 2015 EDWARD L. “ED” GOODWIN, JR. (1935-2014), editor and publisher of the historic Oklahoma Eagle in Tulsa, began working in his father’s paper as a paper carrier. He earned a journalism degree from Pittsburg State University in Kansas, and worked at other...

James O. Goodwin

James O. Goodwin

Inducted: 2015 JAMES O. GOODWIN (1939- ), publisher and editor of the historic Oklahoma Eagle since 1979, and attorney at law, serves on a multitude of civic boards and is a recipient of many awards, including Tulsa Press Club Print Icon Award. He was inducted into...

Ron Hagler

Ron Hagler

Inducted: 2015 RON HAGLER (1940- ) began his career as news film cameraman at KSWO-TV in Lawton during his senior year. He was chief photographer for KOTV in Tulsa from 1963 to 1967. He was co-owner of Hagler-Callaway Productions for 17 years, producing commercial and...

John A. Hruby

John A. Hruby

Inducted: 2015 JOHN A. HRUBY (1964-2014), co-publisher of the Marlow Review and Comanche County Chronicle, was a third-generation Oklahoma journalist, following his father Al Hruby and grandfather Harrington Wimberly. He graduated from Duncan High School, from...

Joy “Tinker” Hruby

Joy “Tinker” Hruby

Inducted: 2015 JOY “TINKER” HRUBY (1966-2014), co-publisher of the Marlow Review and co-owner of the Comanche County Chronicle, was born in Kerrville, Texas. She and John Hruby were married there in 1989. She earned degrees from Schreiner University and an education...

Rose Lane

Rose Lane

Inducted: 2015 ROSE LANE (1962- ), managing editor, general manager and deputy publisher of OKC Friday, started there in 2002 as News and Society editor. She earned a bachelor's degree from Truman State University in Missouri in 1984. She was assistant news director...

Patrick B. McGuigan

Patrick B. McGuigan

Inducted: 2015 PATRICK B. McGUIGAN (1954- ) covered sports for the Bishop McGuinness High School newspaper, and wrote for The O’Collegian when earning  bachelor’s and master’s degrees at OSU. He is editor and publisher of The City Sentinel, and in 2009 founded...

Gary Reid

Gary Reid

Inducted: 2015 GARY REID (1936- ), publisher emeritus of the Kingfisher Times & Free Press, is an Altus native and graduated from OSU. His first newspaper job was working for his brother, Ken, and Ed Burchfiel at the Pauls Valley Daily Democrat. He was editor of...

Jenifer Reynolds

Jenifer Reynolds

Inducted: 2015 JENIFER REYNOLDS (1958- ), co-host of the television show Discover Oklahoma since 2002, was born in Miami, Oklahoma. While at Oklahoma State University, she won the DuPont-Columbia Award, the broadcast equivalent to the Pulitzer Prize. She worked six...

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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