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Mary Bishop-Baldwin

Inducted: 2019

MARY BISHOP-BALDWIN (1961- ) is an assistant editor and copy editor at the Tulsa World, having worked as a copy editor and assistant city editor since 1995. From 1986-95, she was a journalism professor at East Central University in Ada. She received her bachelor’s degree in mass communication from East Central University and earned a master’s degree in mass communication from Arkansas State University. She began her journalism career as a reporter at the Bristow News & Record Citizen and then worked on the copy desk of The Daily Oklahoman. She is recognized for her professionalism during the Tulsa World’s coverage of the decade-long federal lawsuit, in which she was a lead plaintiff, that brought marriage equality to Oklahoma and other states in 2014. As a result, she was honored by the Tulsa Chapter of the Association for Women in Communications with its Newsmakers Award in 2015. She was named by Oklahoma magazine as a 2014 Oklahoman of the Year.


Mary Bishop-Baldwin
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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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