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Ten Journalists to Enter Oklahoma HOF (Mar 19, 2012)

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) - A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who died while covering the violence in Syria will be among 10 journalists inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame.

Anthony Shadid and nine others will be recognized during the 42nd annual ceremony on April 26 at the University of Central Oklahoma.

Shadid suffered an asthma attack and died Feb. 16. Hughes County Times publisher William Morgan, who died this year, also will be honored posthumously.

Miami News-Record sports editor Jim Ellis; Tulsa World arts writer James D. Watts Jr.; Oklahoma Publishing Co. CEO Christy Everest; Clinton Daily News editor Gerald Green and Tulsa radio newsman Neal Kennedy also are being inducted.

Others honorees are Hugo Daily News publisher Stan Stamper and Oologah Lake Leader publishers Faith Wylie and John M. Wylie II.



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