Freda Ameringer

Freda Ameringer

Inducted: 1989 FREDA AMERINGER (1892-1988) was involved in the operation of Oklahoma City newspapers for more than a half-century. She learned to operate a newspaper when her father, Dan Hogan Jr., was an editor in Arkansas. After moving to Oklahoma City in 1920, she...
Byron Vest Boone

Byron Vest Boone

Inducted: 1989 BYRON VEST BOONE (1908-1988) was publisher of the Tulsa World for almost 30 years and was known as a leader in legal, civic and community affairs in Tulsa and surrounding areas. A lawyer, Boone was general counsel to the paper before being named...
Chuck Ervin

Chuck Ervin

Inducted: 1989 CHUCK ERVIN (1937-2011) has covered state and national political conventions since 1972 and has one of the state’s best-known bylines for political and governmental writing. After working for the McAlester News-Capital, he joined the Tulsa World...
Channing E. Guffey

Channing E. Guffey

Inducted: 1989 CHANNING E. GUFFEY (1924-2007) explored new frontiers in journalism by establishing Guffey’s Journal, which informed Oklahoma City and Tulsa readers about real estate transactions and news for 24 years. Before starting the widely copied business...
Edith Gaylord Harper

Edith Gaylord Harper

Inducted: 1989 EDITH GAYLORD HARPER (1916-2001) worked for the Oklahoman and Times before joining the Associated Press as a reporter in New York City. She later transferred to the AP’s Washington Bureau, where one assignment was the White House and the...
Joe White McBride, Jr.

Joe White McBride, Jr.

Inducted: 1989 JOE WHITE McBRIDE, JR. (1929- ) has combined a long publishing career with state and community service. General manager of the award-winning Anadarko Daily News since 1967 and publisher since 1972, he has been president of the Oklahoma Press...