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

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Bill Perry

Bill Perry

Inducted: 2016 BILL PERRY (1950- ), Vice President of Content Production at OETA, had been a director, photographer, reporter and anchor at KTEN-TV in Ada by the time he graduated from East Central University in 1972. At KOCO-TV in the early 1970s, he anchored...
Louise Abercrombie

Louise Abercrombie

Inducted: 2016 LOUISE ABERCROMBIE (1935- ), business editor of the Ponca City News, working there since 1968. She’s known for her research and accuracy as lead reporter covering all facets of community news. She’s interviewed one-on-one six Oklahoma governors and...
Bob Barry, Jr.

Bob Barry, Jr.

Inducted: 2016 BOB BARRY, JR. (1956-2015) was Oklahoma’s KFOR-TV’s Sports Director and weeknight sports anchor at the time of his death. He joined the station as a weekend sports anchor in 1982 after working at KAUZ-TV in Wichita Falls. He began his career in Oklahoma...
Virginia Bradshaw

Virginia Bradshaw

Inducted: 2016 VIRGINIA BRADSHAW (1929- ), award-winning reporter for the Countywide & Sun since 2012, was a Chandler High School senior when a feature she wrote won her a Chandler News-Publicist job. Between freshman and sophomore years at OU, she worked brief...
Nolan Clay

Nolan Clay

Inducted: 2016 NOLAN CLAY (1959- ) joined The Oklahoman in 1985, distinguishing himself as an investigative reporter with more than 100 state, regional and national awards for excellence. His work on the Oklahoma City bombing involved covering both trials in Denver in...
Randy Ellis

Randy Ellis

Inducted: 2016 RANDY ELLIS (1955- ), a tenacious investigative reporter, joined The Oklahoman in 1982 and spent more than three decades exposing public corruption and government waste throughout Oklahoma. Known for his analytical mind, Ellis worked individually and as...