Tennessee Journalism Hall Of Fame

“Recognizing individuals who have demonstrated outstanding skill in their Journalism field”

Members | 2015

John Thomas Bragg

Nov 07, 2016 at 03:55 pm by Hooper

John Bragg came from a newspaper family that owned the Cannon Courier and later started the Rutherford Courier, but distinguished himself in another form of public service.... Read More

Minor Elam Bragg

Nov 07, 2016 at 03:55 pm by Hooper

Minor E. Bragg was born in 1894 in Woodbury, Tenn., to Thomas D. Bragg and Mary Elizabeth Keele. Married to the former Callie Luree Bragg, with no known prior relation to Min.... Read More

Van Kent Flanagan

Nov 07, 2016 at 03:53 pm by Hooper

Kent Flanagan was a native Texan who spent more than 40 years in journalism, practicing on distinct platforms, including 21 years as the chief-of-bureau for the Associated Pr.... Read More

Jack Knox

Nov 07, 2016 at 03:53 pm by Hooper

John "Jack" Gill Knox, Jr. was a Nashville-born artist and illustrator best known for the editorial cartoons drawn over more than 40 years for Tennessee newspapers. He was na.... Read More

Roy McDonald

Nov 07, 2016 at 03:52 pm by Hooper

Roy McDonald started out as a grocer looking for what the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture described as "an inexpensive alternative to the dominant Chattanooga.... Read More