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

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Hugh C. Hall

Hugh C. Hall

Inducted: 1984 HUGH C. HALL (1906-1990), known as “Cousin Hugh,” held one of Oklahoma’s best-known bylines. He spent 14 years on the Henryetta Daily Free-Lance and nearly 32 years on the Oklahoma City Times, where he served as city reporter, city...
Robert B. Allen

Robert B. Allen

Inducted: 1984 ROBERT B. ALLEN (1914-1982) criss-crossed the state for 15 years as a roving reporter for The Oklahoman and Times, becoming one of the best-known personalities in Oklahoma journalism. Even after retirement in 1979, he continued to cover special...
Ralph E. Cain, Sr.

Ralph E. Cain, Sr.

Inducted: 1984 RALPH E. CAIN, SR. (1898-1968) was one of Oklahoma’s leading authorities on community newspapers. Under his direction for 30 years, the Vici Beacon won many awards for craftsmanship and editorial content. In later years, he owned the Yale News,...
O.B. Campbell

O.B. Campbell

Inducted: 1984 O.B. CAMPBELL (1905-1992) was editor and publisher of the Vinita Daily Journal, 1935-69, and was known as a tireless worker for his community and Eastern Oklahoma. He earlier was associated with papers in Medford and Perry. Campbell founded the Eastern...
Wesley K. Leatherock

Wesley K. Leatherock

Inducted: 1984 WESLEY K. LEATHEROCK (1897-1949) was widely known in the Southwest for his work in newspaper associations, American Legion and Rotary. He was publisher of the Perry Daily Journal in 1924-27 and 1933-49. Founder of the Clinton Daily News in 1927, he at...
S. George Little

S. George Little

Inducted: 1984 S. GEORGE LITTLE (1903-1974) founded General Features Corp. in 1939 and was board chairman and publisher for 28 years. He also was publisher of ten newspapers on Long Island, N.Y. and author of two books. During World War II, Little was special...