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

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Jack Brannan

Jack Brannan

Inducted: 1999 JACK BRANNAN (1936-2014) achieved excellence in nearly all facets of journalism, from foreign news to domestic public relations, during his 40-plus years in the field. After working nearly a decade collectively for the UPI, Joplin Globe and Tulsa World,...
Lucia Loomis Ferguson

Lucia Loomis Ferguson

Inducted: 1999 LUCIA LOOMIS FERGUSON (1887-1962) showed strong determination and a natural ability for news, when in 1908 and fresh from college, she was named assistant editor of the Cherokee Republican. She found her niche as a champion for women’s rights when...
Dennie Hall

Dennie Hall

Inducted: 1999 DENNIE HALL (1934-2020) blended outstanding teaching, reporting, editing and public relations into an impressive career. He also initiated the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame and was its guiding light for many years. Hall began his career as a general...
Philip Morris

Philip Morris

Inducted: 1999 PHILIP MORRIS (1940-2017) Philip Morris carved out a career that melded journalism with urban design, planning and preservation disciplines. He was considered something of an institution at the Birmingham, Alabama-based Southern Living magazine group,...
Gaylord Shaw

Gaylord Shaw

Inducted: 1999 GAYLORD SHAW (1942-2015), senior correspondent in Newsday’s Washington Bureau, had a distinguished journalism career stretching almost 50 years from the back shop of the EI Reno American to the front pages of America’s biggest newspapers. He...
George F. Tapscott

George F. Tapscott

Inducted: 1999 GEORGE F. TAPSCOTT (1914-2002), assistant chief photographer for The Daily Oklahoman, devoted more than a half century as a highly respected photographer. However, his career as a news photographer took him from Oklahoma City to Germany where he served...