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

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Suzanne A. Holloway

Suzanne A. Holloway

Inducted: 2003 SUZANNE A. HOLLOWAY (1914-2018) wrote the “Chef’s Choice” column for 24 years for the Tulsa World, which she joined as restaurant critic in 1976. She never missed a deadline and earned the respect of her “subjects” as well...
Carl “Ed” Kelley

Carl “Ed” Kelley

Inducted: 2003 CARL “ED” KELLEY (1953- ), editorial page editor of The Daily Oklahoman, served as managing editor from 1990 to 1999. He coordinated the national award-winning coverage of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, for which he was named editor of the...
Rebecca “Becky” Mayo

Rebecca “Becky” Mayo

Inducted: 2003 REBECCA “BECKY” MAYO (1941- ) has been active in many phases of the operation of The Sequoyah County Times at Sallisaw since the early 1970s, currently serving as educational services director. In 2002, she was co-winner, with her husband...
Anthony “Tony” Pippen

Anthony “Tony” Pippen

Inducted: 2003 ANTHONY “TONY” PIPPEN (1936- ) started working for the Ada Evening News in 1983, developing a reputation for accuracy and high ethics. As business editor, he has been instrumental in economic growth and development, bringing new industry and...
David G. Averill

David G. Averill

Inducted: 2003 DAVID G. AVERILL (1945- ), associate editor of The Tulsa World, began working there as an obituary writer in 1969 before he graduated from the University of Tulsa with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. In his career he’s covered education,...
Bob G. Burke

Bob G. Burke

Inducted: 2003 BOB G. BURKE (1948- ) has written or co-authored 43 Oklahoma historical biographies and other books for the Oklahoma Heritage Association, including one nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. He was radio-television journalist and sportscaster at age 15 for...