Oklahoma Newspapers


The Oklahoman is the major daily newspaper in Oklahoma and is the only daily newspaper that covers the complete Oklahoma City area. The paper was founded in 1889 by Sam Small. The paper is owned by The Oklahoma Publishing Company (OPUBCO). The company and paper were taken over by Edward K. Gaylord in 1903 and have been in the family ever since. E. K. Gaylord passed the paper on to his son, who, after his death, passed it on to his daughter. OPUBCO Communications Group has won a number of awards for innovations, newspaper redesign, First Amendment coverage, sports coverage, and breaking news and in depth multimedia projects. The publisher of the Oklahoman is Chris Reen and the editor is Kelly Dyer-Fry. The paper has an average circulation of 147,212 on weekdays and 206,996 on Sundays. The Oklahoman headquarters can be located on North Broadway Ext in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.