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Hall of Fame Member

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. 

Rita L. Sherrow
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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