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

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Jon Denton

Jon Denton

Inducted: 2018 JON DENTON (1940- ), a fourth-generation member of a printing, publishing and newspaper family, joined The Daily Oklahoman and Oklahoma City Times in 1967. In his 40-year career, he covered a multitude of stories: the advent of the computer age, bass...
Mary Hargrove

Mary Hargrove

Inducted: 2018 MARY HARGROVE (1950- ) began her career at the Newark Advocate in Ohio, where she was sued for her unpublished notes and sources after investigating a badly built subdivision. Her case set the precedent for upholding the Ohio Shield Law. In 1974 she...
Barbara Hoberock

Barbara Hoberock

Inducted: 2018 BARBARA HOBEROCK (1966- ) is the Tulsa World’s Capitol Bureau chief, the longest-serving Oklahoma statehouse reporter and dean of the Capitol Press Corps. Hoberock covers the state Legislature, governor, state agencies, appellate courts and elections....
Douglas Hoke

Douglas Hoke

Inducted: 2018 DOUGLAS HOKE (1956- ) began his award-winning career at Northwest Classen High School when he won the 1975 Oklahoma Interscholastic Press Association Photographer of the Year. He attended Central State University (University of Central Oklahoma) where...
Chris Lee

Chris Lee

Inducted: 2018 CHRIS LEE (1955- ) began his journalism career in high school in Buffalo, Missouri, at radio station KBFL from 1971-1973 while also writing articles for the local weekly newspaper. He worked at the University of Missouri NBC affiliate KOMU-TV from...