Tennessee Journalism Hall Of Fame

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

Members | 2016

John D Hood

Nov 28, 2016 at 02:11 pm by Hooper

John Douglas Hood began his journalism career at Murfreesboro's WGNS Radio Station in 1948 working as a staff announcer until 1954. In 1956 he became News and Program Manager.... Read More

Monte Hale

Nov 28, 2016 at 02:10 pm by Hooper

Monte was born in West Virginia, growing up as the son of a coal miner who spent many years in the mines digging out a living for his family. Understanding the perils and hard.... Read More

Darrell Patterson

Nov 28, 2016 at 01:56 pm by Hooper

A native of Athens, Tennessee, where started his broadcasting career in 1965 at WLAR radio at the young age of 16, he worked the 5-9am sign on shift while participating in the.... Read More

Hudley Crockett

Nov 28, 2016 at 01:39 pm by Hooper

A native of Rutherford County, Hudley Crockett began his Journalism career working for radio stations in North Carolina, New Mexico and Alabama where in 1955 he was named as S.... Read More

Tom Britt

Nov 28, 2016 at 01:38 pm by Hooper

Tom Britt is a 40-year veteran of Electronic media in West Tennessee. The past 19 or so years with WBBJ-TV 7 Eyewitness News. During his tenure, he has reported, and anchored.... Read More