Awards

Marian Opala First Amendment Award

Named for the late state Supreme Court Justice Marian Opala, this award recognizes individuals who have promoted education about or protection of the individual rights guaranteed by the First Amendment.

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Ben Blackstock Award

Named for retired Oklahoma Press Association Executive Director Ben Blackstock, this award recognizes a non-governmental person or organization that has shown a commitment to freedom of information.

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Sunshine Award

Recognizes a public official or governmental body that has shown a commitment to freedom of information.

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Black Hole Award

Recognizes an individual, agency or organization that has most thwarted the free flow of information.

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