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Hall of Fame Member

Michael Sims

Inducted: 2020

MICHAEL SIMS (1954- ) began his TV broadcasting career at KWTV, eventually becoming managing editor. Also, early in his career, he was a reporter and anchor for both the KOMA and WKY radio news stations. Skills gained in Oklahoma took him to the national market, where he helped the industry transition to the digital newsroom. He guided CBS through the change to digital that now includes news coverage for every conceivable platform. Later he joined ABC News as executive director and general manager of the Network News Service, a landmark video cooperative owned and operated by ABC News, CBS News, and FOX News.

PHOTO: Michael Sims, GENERAL MANAGER NETWORK NEWS SERVICE
AN ABC, CBS, & FOX NEWS COOPERATIVE. Photo: John Paul Filo/CBS
©2015 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Michael Sims
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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