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

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Tom Steed

Tom Steed

Posthumously Inducted: 2005 TOM STEED (1904-1983) became a nationally recognized Congressman, building on skills perfected in a long and varied history in journalism. He started at The Ada Evening News and was a correspondent for The Daily Oklahoman, a reporter for...
Wayne Singleterry

Wayne Singleterry

Posthumously Inducted: 2005 WAYNE SINGLETERRY (1949-2001) loved covering city hall, and worked for 20 years for The Daily Oklahoman as reporter and assistant city editor. He started his career at OU on the Oklahoma Daily while earning a journalism degree, and also...
Alexander L. Posey

Alexander L. Posey

Posthumously Inducted: 2005 ALEXANDER L. POSEY (1873-1908) couldn’t speak English until he was 12, and became the proclaimed Creek Nation Bard and poet laureate. At Bacone College, he helped publish the school paper, The Instructor. He was superintendent of public...
Joseph W. Miller

Joseph W. Miller

Posthumously Inducted: 2005 JOSEPH W. MILLER (1921-1992) began his newspaper career with The Daily Oklahoman and Oklahoma City Times in 1942. He covered the home front during World War II, and went on to photograph the rise of OU football, but he covered every news...
Eugene Lorton

Eugene Lorton

Posthumously Inducted: 2005 EUGENE LORTON (1869-1949) led a long and distinguished career in journalism. He worked for the Medicine Lodge Cresset and the Idaho papers, the Salubria Citizen and Boise City Sentinel. He established the Emmet Index and the Washtucna...
Ben Langdon

Ben Langdon

Posthumously Inducted: 2005 BEN LANGDON (1913-1999) published The Magnum Star for 33 years with his wife Betty. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II. He was active in the Oklahoma Press Association and served as president from 1970-71. Langdon was director of...