Rita L. Sherrow

Rita L. Sherrow

Inducted: 2016

RITA L. SHERROW (1950- ) has served as the Tulsa World’s TV World Editor and Television Editor for 37 years, covering local and national TV news and programming.  She writes a TV column for Weekend magazine and her “TVtype” blog is one of the paper’s most popular. She is a walking, talking history of Tulsa television—even the stations turn to her for answers. A graduate of Broken Arrow High School, she joined the World in 1971 as an intern before earning a BA in journalism/advertising from The University of Tulsa in 1972. She served as bridal editor and senior feature writer for the Family section. Since 1975, she’s been a full-time volunteer at the Tulsa State Fair as Assistant Horse Superintendent and volunteers with SPCA as a dog socializer and rescues dogs near her horse ranch south of Tulsa.