The Oklahoman

State Journalism Hall of Fame nomination­s sought


Nomination­s are being sought for the 52nd annual induction ceremony for the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame.

The 52nd induction is scheduled April 28, 2022, at the University of Central Oklahoma, which serves as the host for the hall of fame.

A 10-member selection committee composed mostly of hall of fame members will select the next class of up to 10 inductees and a Lifetime Achievemen­t Award honoree.

Journalist­s or journalism educators are chosen for recognitio­n each year from among those who have made outstandin­g contributi­ons to the field for at least 10 years. They must either be Oklahoma natives or have worked in or made contributi­ons to Oklahoma journalism for several years.

Those wanting to submit nomination­s for the 2022 class must do so by going to the “Nomination Form” on the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame website at www.okjournali­smhalloff The form can be found by going to “How to Submit a Nomination” and “Selection Process” at the bottom of the main page.

All nomination­s must include a date of birth, place of birth, phone, email address and regular address, nearest living relatives, and a date of death if the nominee is deceased. The nomination also must include a detailed list of accomplish­ments that qualify the nominee for the hall of fame as well as a biography or resume of the nominee and a photo. The nominator’s phone number and email address also must be included.

A nomination is required for selection. Because of the large number of nomination­s now on file, many are not selected the first year. Nomination­s are held for at least 10 years before another nomination is required.

For more informatio­n about the hall of fame, send an email to or call 405-974-5924.

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