THE INVESTIGATIVE REPORTERS

THE INVESTIGATIVE REPORTERS

the Hall of Famers who fearlessly worked to expose wrongdoing By Mary Hargrove, 2018 Inductee  I was 24 years old when the Tulsa Tribune hired me in the fall of 1974. I insisted I wanted to be an investigative reporter. President Richard Nixon had resigned six months...
OLIVER MURRAY

OLIVER MURRAY

a Hall of Fame photojournalist—and mentor By John Greiner, 1993 Inductee  Oliver Murray, the first African-American photojournalist in Oklahoma City, was much more than a television news photographer.  Murray, who who worked for Oklahoma City’s WKY, now known as...
JOE HIGHT

JOE HIGHT

the snow/ice storm and the will to attend an induction ceremony By Joe Hight, 2013 Inductee Snow and ice were predicted in Colorado on April 17th, 2013. I told my wife, Nan, that we had to make it to my Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame induction by the next morning. ...
ANTHONY SHADID

ANTHONY SHADID

the friendly, genuine, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist By Joe Hight, 2013 Inductee My mind wandered when Anthony Shadid’s name was read for induction into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame in 2012. All I could think about is what he said to me the...
BOB DOTSON

BOB DOTSON

my (four) million miles By Bob Dotson, 2019 Inductee I’ve been in more motel rooms than the Gideon Bible, crisscrossing this country, practically nonstop, for half a century, searching for people who are practically invisible, the ones who change our lives, but...
THE GOODWIN FAMILY LEGACY

THE GOODWIN FAMILY LEGACY

time to celebrate, appreciate, and reflect on the Eagle By David Goodwin In 2003, I was named editor of The Middletown Journal in Ohio. It was an occasion to celebrate, to appreciate, and to reflect.  Celebrate: I was a rarity in daily newspaper leadership. I was one...