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

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Corbin Mark Sarchet

Corbin Mark Sarchet

Inducted: 1977 CORBIN MARK SARCHET (1877-1971) earned the title “dean of Oklahoma newsmen” during a 60-year career that started with the Daily State Capital at Guthrie (1899-04). He became one of the best-known state newsmen during his freelance journalist...
Frosty Troy

Frosty Troy

Inducted: 1977 FROSTY TROY (1933-2017) won at least 15 state and national awards for journalistic excellence during more than 20 years of work on state newspapers, plus nomination for a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting in mental health. He worked on various state...
Paul R. Wade

Paul R. Wade

Inducted: 1977 PAUL R. WADE (1907-1972) built the Elk City Daily News into a three-time state fair sweepstakes winner by following the creed that “no city is more productive than the newspaper that serves it.” He published the paper for 28 years (1934-72),...