Tennessee Journalism Hall Of Fame

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

Luther Masingill

Aug 12, 2014 at 09:46 am by Hooper

Masingill is the world's longest-serving radio announcer working at the same station, marking more than 70 years at WDEF-FM 92.3, complemented by 60 years at WDEF-TV in Chatta.... Read More

Joe Birch

Aug 12, 2014 at 09:45 am by Hooper

A veteran lead anchor for 35 years with WMC-TV, Birch is as well-known in Memphis as CBS's Walter Cronkite was to the nation. Devoted to his craft, his community and his famil.... Read More

Bob Johnson

Aug 12, 2014 at 09:45 am by Hooper

Johnson, a veteran journalist of 45 years, began his career spinning records at a small radio station in his Marietta, Georgia, hometown, but he found his niche in TV, moving.... Read More


Apr 26, 2013 at 09:33 am by Hooper

Bill Williams of Paris, Tenn., is editor emeritus of The Paris Post-Intelligencer. He has been with the paper most of his life, having started in his youth as a newspaper carr.... Read More


Apr 26, 2013 at 09:30 am by Hooper

Stone has had a long and illustrious career that has spanned more than 60 years, beginning with a journalism degree from the University of Oklahoma. While at OU he served as a.... Read More