2022 OJHF honorees announced • 52nd annual induction ceremony, Thursday, April 28

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Sam Jones

Sam Jones

Inducted: 2022 SAM JONES (1943- ) is a broadcast product of Arkansas where he served as anchor for KATV-TV in Little Rock and later as prime anchor/reporters Monday-Friday at KTHV-TV. There, he learned to shine a light in dark corners. Later, he became prime...
Richard Dowdell

Richard Dowdell

Inducted: 2022 RICHARD DOWDELL (1950- ) spent most of his career at KRMG Tulsa. Besides reporting for 37 years starting in 1975, he reported from Guatemala, Israel, Normandy, and national political conventions. Graduating from Tulsa University in 1972, he held jobs at...
J. Scott Cherry

J. Scott Cherry

Inducted: 2022 J. SCOTT CHERRY (1946- ) spent 50 years in the newspaper business following a stint with the Army in South Korea. The first 20 years were covering college sports at the Tulsa World and as assistant sports editor at the Tulsa Tribune. He started the...
Susan Cadot

Susan Cadot

Inducted: 2022 SUSAN CADOT (1966- ) spent much of her career in Oklahoma City as a documentary producer, and as Vice President of Production at OETA. After she graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1988, her first job was at KOCO-TV 5. Two years later,...
Barbara Byrne Allen

Barbara Byrne Allen

Inducted: 2022 BARBARA ALLEN (1975- ) is an educator, editor and writer whose proudest achievements are the students she mentored. She began her career as a student at the O’Colly at Oklahoma State University where she graduated before founding the Tulsa...