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Oklahoma HUMANITIES Magazine Awards

2017 Society of Professional Journalists Awards, Oklahoma Pro Chapter

First Place
 Best PR Publication

First Place
 General Writing: “Democracy, the Free Press, and the Meaning of TRIBE”
 Interview with author Sebastian Junger by Carla Walker

Second Place
 General Writing: “The News Today: Seven Trends in Old and New Media
 By Elaine Kamarck and Ashley Gabriele

First Place
 Best PR Publication Cover: Fall/Winter 2016 “Democracy” Issue”

Second Place
 Best PR Publication Cover: Winter 2016 “It’s a Mystery” Issue

2017 Great Plains Journalism Awards

Finalist
 Great Plains Magazine of the Year

2016 Society of Professional Journalists Awards, Oklahoma Pro Chapter

First Place
 General Writing: "The Stranger: Assembling American Identity from Afar"
 By James McGirk, Fall 2015 Issue

Second Place
 General Writing: "Being ME (Middle Eastern)"
 By Ibtisam Barakat, Fall 2015 Issue

Third Place
 General Writing: "Of the Skin of the Earth"
 By Brian Doyle, Summer 2015 Issue

First Place
 Best PR Publication Cover: Summer 2015 "Planet Earth" Issue

Second Place
 Best PR Publication Cover: Fall 2015 "Internationalism: Aid, Alliance, and Going It Alone"
 Art by Mark Bettis

Third Place
 Best PR Publication Cover: Winter 2015 "Once Upon a Romance"
 Art by Lourdes Blazek

Second Place
 Best PR Publication: Fall 2015 "Internationalism: Aid, Alliance, and Going It Alone"

2015 Society of Professional Journalists Awards, Oklahoma Pro Chapter

First Place
 Best PR Publication: Fall 2014 "The First World War" Issue

First Place
 Best PR Publication Cover: Winter 2014 "American Humor" Issue

Second Place
 Best PR Publication Cover: Fall 2014 "The First World War" Issue

Second Place
 General Writing: "Finding the Forgotten Generation"
 Interview with author Richard Rubin by Carla Walker

Third Place
 General Writing: "The American Sense of Humor"
 By M. Thomas Inge

2015 Great Plains Journalism Awards

Winner
 Magazine Feature Writing: "The Color of Blood"
 By Joe Starita

2014 Society of Professional Journalists Awards, Oklahoma Pro Chapter

First Place
 General Writing: "One's Self I Sing: Writing the American Experience"
 By Lori Lindsey

Second Place
 Best PR Publication: Winter 2013 "Popular Culture" Issue

Third Place
 Best PR Publication Cover: Winter 2013 "Popular Culture" Issue
 Art by Jerry Bennett

Third Place
 Best PR Promotional Material: Oklahoma Roots Music Concert
 Art by Ben McNett

2014 Great Plains Journalism Awards

Winner
 Magazine Feature Writing: "Rabbit Punched: An Atheist's Guide to Living with Cancer"
 By Howard Faulkner, Introduction by Carla Walker

2013 Society of Professional Journalists Awards, Oklahoma Pro Chapter

First Place
 General Writing: “Lottery Night”
 By Kim Stafford

First Place
 PR Publication Cover: Fall 2012 “Ethics” Issue
 Art by Corazon Watkins, Layout by Paul Hail

Second Place
 Best PR Publication: Summer 2012 “Reconciliation” Issue

2012 State Historic Preservation Officer's Citation of Merit

Honored for Contributions to Oklahoma’s Statewide Preservation Movement
 Presented by Oklahoma Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office

2012 Society of Professional Journalists Awards, Oklahoma Pro Chapter

Third Place
 General Writing: “Unforeseen Beauty and Possibility: A Decade of Discovering Islam”
 By Krista Tippett

2012 Great Plains Journalism Awards

Finalist
 Feature Writing: “Last Suppers: Meditations on Family Foods”
 By Tom Averill

2011 Great Plains Journalism Awards

Winner
 Magazine Page Design: “India and Beyond”

Finalist
 Magazine Cover: May 2010 Issue
 Photo by Randy Alvarado

2011 Society of Professional Journalists Awards, Oklahoma Pro Chapter

First Place
 Best PR Publication: November 2009 Issue

2011 Oklahoma Heritage Distinguished Editorial Award

Honored for Preservation of State and Local History
 Presented by Oklahoma Heritage Association and Gaylord-Pickens Museums
“The magazine is making its mark by preserving the history of our state through masterful storytelling while exploring human experiences and dialogue.”

2009 Bronze Quill Awards, International Association of Business Communicators, Central OK Chapter

Award of Merit: Print Design

Award of Merit: Print Communications/Magazine

Honorable Mention Award: Writing Portfolio
 By Carla Walker, Editor