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

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Robert “Bob” Barry

Robert “Bob” Barry

Inducted: 1998 ROBERT “BOB” BARRY (1931-2011) Bob Barry, sportscaster for KFOR-TV, has become well known throughout Oklahoma for his radio play-by-play of Oklahoma college sports for more than 30 years. He joined the station in 1966 and served as sports...
Linda Cavanaugh

Linda Cavanaugh

Inducted: 1998 LINDA CAVANAUGH (1950- ) has worked at KFOR-TV, channel 4 in Oklahoma City for more than 20 years, and became the state’s first female co-anchor in 1979. Her broadcast journalism is nationally known for investigative and feature reports; she has...
Reba N. Collins

Reba N. Collins

Inducted: 1998 REBA N. COLLINS (1925-2005) has a distinguished lifetime of writing and scholarship in Oklahoma, and was a national speaker and book author, recognized as the foremost Will Rogers scholar. A native of Shawnee, she earned a bachelor’s degree from...
D. Jo Ferguson

D. Jo Ferguson

Inducted: 1998 D. JO FERGUSON (1922-2010), publisher of the Pawnee Chief, left OU and helped his father Jo O. establish the paper in 1941. He joined the Navy as correspondent in 1942 and sent about 1,000 stories back to hometown newspapers. He returned to Pawnee in...
Fred H. Grove

Fred H. Grove

Inducted: 1998 FRED H. GROVE (1913-2008) spent almost 40 years in Oklahoma as an editor, OU press relations writer, journalism teacher and OETA staff writer. He is a well-known western fiction and historical author. He grew up in Hominy and after graduation from the...
Marie Price

Marie Price

Inducted: 1998 MARIE PRICE (1947- ) is one of the best-known reporters on the Oklahoma Capitol scene, having covered state politics for at least 18 years, most of the time as Capitol Bureau chief of the Oklahoma Legislative Reporter. Her reputation for thoroughness,...