2023 induction ceremony to include 10 journalists and 2 Lifetime Achievement honorees

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Drew Edmondson

2022 Lifetime Achievement Award

DREW EDMONDSON (1946- ) was Oklahoma Attorney General from 1995-2011. His 58 opinions defending the Open Meeting and Open Records Acts strengthened citizen access to government. He sued the tobacco industry, winning a national settlement resulting in more than a billion dollars invested in Oklahoma’s healthcare. His prior public service included the U.S. Navy, State Representative, and District Attorney. He graduated from Northeastern State University and Tulsa University College of Law. His honors include Outstanding Oklahoma District Attorney and Attorney General of the Year (Kelly-Wyman Award) from the National Association of Attorneys General, which he served as President.

Drew Edmondson
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 2024 Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame nominee submission deadline is Tuesday, October 31, 2023.

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