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

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Janet Pearson

Janet Pearson

Inducted: 2016 JANET PEARSON (1954- ) joined the Tulsa World in 1974, a year before graduating from The University of Tulsa. In a 20-year reporting career she covered a multitude of beats including energy, poverty, transportation, medicine and social services. She...
Kenneth O. Reid

Kenneth O. Reid

Inducted: 2016 KENNETH O. REID (1926- ) was active in the ownership of ten Oklahoma newspapers before retiring in 1991. After graduating from OU in journalism in 1950, he was ad manager at the Claremore Progress for Ed Livermore Sr., Wheeler Mayo and Ed Burchfiel. In...
Rita L. Sherrow

Rita L. Sherrow

Inducted: 2016 RITA L. SHERROW (1950- ) has served as the Tulsa World’s TV World Editor and Television Editor for 37 years, covering local and national TV news and programming.  She writes a TV column for Weekend magazine and her “TVtype” blog is one...