Sam Venable picked for Journalism Hall of Fame

Sam Venable

Sam Venable

The News Sentinel’s metro columnist, Sam Venable, was tapped for the 2014 class of the Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame, which operates in partnership with Middle Tennessee State University. He’ll be inducted in a ceremony on Aug. 12 in Murfreesboro.

Other members of the class are Alex S. Jones, Pulitzer Prize winner from The New York Times; Bob Johnson, co-anchor of WTVC in Chattanooga; Luther Masingill of WDEF Radio in Chattanooga; Joe Birch, news anchor of WMC-TV in Memphis, and Otis Sanford, former managing editor of The Commercial Appeal in Memphis.