Watch the 2021 Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame’s 50th Anniversary Induction Ceremony

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George H. Evans

George H. Evans

Inducted: 1977 GEORGE H. EVANS (1873-1954) became an editorial giant in the early days of Oklahoma, fighting for “single state” statehood and community betterment while editor and publisher of the Chickasha Daily Express for fifty years (1903-53). His...
James J. Kilpatrick

James J. Kilpatrick

Inducted: 1977 JAMES J. KILPATRICK (1920-2010) is considered one of the top ten syndicated columnists in the nation. Native of Oklahoma City and a leading spokesman for conservatives, he worked on the Richmond (Va.) News Leader (1941-67). He became a nationally...
Wauhillau Lahay

Wauhillau Lahay

Inducted: 1977 WAUHILLAU LAHAY (1909-1992) gained national fame as a Washington columnist for Scripps-Howard newspapers (1963-75), as the first Oklahoman to serve as president of the Washington Press Club (1973-74) and as the first woman on the governing board of...
Richard Gamble Miller

Richard Gamble Miller

Inducted: 1977 RICHARD GAMBLE MILLER (1890-1970) was an outstanding reporter for the Daily Oklahoman and Oklahoma City Times for 48 years (1920-68), gaining his greatest fame for his column “The Smoking Room” by RGM from 1935 to 1968. He traveled 400,000...
Harmon Phillips

Harmon Phillips

Inducted: 1977 HARMON PHILLIPS (1904-1975) was a Tulsa Tribune newsman for nearly 50 years, starting as a reporter (1927), then to city editor (1937), managing editor (1944), executive editor (1968) and assistant publisher (1974). Under his guidance the Tribune gained...
H. Milt Phillips

H. Milt Phillips

Inducted: 1977 H. MILT PHILLIPS (1898-1979) was an outstanding Oklahoma journalist for more than 50 years and publisher of the Seminole Producer beginning in 1946. He is a widely quoted editorial writer, campaigning for civic projects and honesty in government while...