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

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Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame members receive medals at Tulsa Press Club reception

Members of the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame met for a special reception on July 28, 2021 at the Tulsa Press Club. Those who couldn’t attend the 50th anniversary gala in May 2021 at the Oklahoma History Center also received their commemorative membership medals at the reception. Members and year of induction are, standing, from left, community journalist Ralph Schaefer (2017), hall of fame Executive Committee member; Wayne Greene (2019), editorial pages editor, Tulsa World; longtime Tulsa-area radio icon John Durkee (2017); Randy Krehbiel (2017), government and politics reporter, Tulsa World; and Joe Hight (2013), hall of fame director and endowed chair of journalism ethics, University of Central Oklahoma. Sitting are, from left, Neal Kennedy (2012), longtime Tulsa-area radio icon and racing announcer; and Jim Langdon (2006), Langdon Publishing Co. founder and publisher, TulsaPeople Magazine.

Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame members receive medals at Tulsa Press Club reception
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Honorees are selected by a committee comprised of hall of fame members, including its director, and distinguished leaders in journalism. The Selection Committee considers all nominations, both new ones and those held over from previous years, before selecting the honorees.

The 2022 Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame nominee submission deadline is Sunday, Ocober 31, 2021.

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