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

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Roy Angel

Roy Angel

Inducted: 2000 ROY ANGEL (1920-1984) spent his entire 35-year newspaper career as sports editor of the Shawnee News-Star. He attended Purcell High School, where he quarterbacked the football team, and he graduated from the University of Oklahoma School of Journalism....
Ed Brocksmith

Ed Brocksmith

Inducted: 2000 ED BROCKSMITH (1941- ) graduated from Oklahoma State University in broadcasting in 1965. A Tulsa native, Brocksmith began his career as a newsman at KRMG radio in Tulsa. In 1967, he was chosen first bureau chief to organize the news operation of the...
Terry M. Clark

Terry M. Clark

Inducted: 2000 TERRY M. CLARK (1944- ), past University of Central Oklahoma Journalism Department chairman, has a record of outstanding teaching dedicated to helping students and community journalism. He began his career as news editor of the Clarinda, Iowa,...
Robert W. Haring

Robert W. Haring

Inducted: 2000 ROBERT W. HARING (1932-2019) graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism and became city editor at The Southern Illinoisan at Carbondale. He joined the Associated Press in Little Rock, Ark., in 1959. He worked in Tulsa and Columbus,...
Katherine Hatch

Katherine Hatch

Inducted: 2000 KATHERINE HATCH (1934-2012) started her journalism career as a reporter at the Kansas City Times. She worked at TIME in New York but left in 1959 because women weren’t offered writing jobs. She joined the Kansas City Bureau of United Press...
Jim Henderson

Jim Henderson

Inducted: 2000 JIM HENDERSON (1942- ) first worked at his hometown Elk City Daily News until 1966 when he moved to the Clinton Daily News. At the Tulsa World for 10 years, he was named Outstanding Oklahoma Newsman by the OSU School of Journalism. Named a Nieman...