Dick Pryor brings decades of experience in public television, having previously served as deputy director, managing editor, and news manager for OETA, Oklahoma’s statewide public TV network.
A native of Norman, Pryor earned a B.A. in Journalism and a J.D. from the University of Oklahoma. In 2015, he was chosen a Distinguished Alumnus of the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma, where he is an adjunct instructor of Mass Communication Law. Pryor was inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame in 2009.
In addition to newsroom and station leadership, Pryor has served as news and sports anchor and reporter, talk show host, play-by-play announcer, public relations director for Oklahoma City’s professional baseball team and chief of staff for the lieutenant governor. He has provided employment law and business coaching to corporate executives, managers and human resource professionals.