The NewsOK blogging community is made up of reporters and editors of The Oklahoman and who write about a variety of topics — everything from daily news to whimsical thoughts and specific topics.
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From the laptop and iPhone of the video director

Video Director Dave Morris takes you behind the scenes at OPUBCO's video department.

Charting and examining Oklahoma's severe weather

Bryan Painter offers daily insight into the unpredictable world of Oklahoma weather.

The Oklahoman's Photographers photo blog

Get the stories behind the photos you see on NewsOK and in The Oklahoman.

Political and government coverage from NewsOK

Capitol reporter Chris Casteel keeps you updated with the latest news from Washington D.C.

Be informed on Oklahoma’s education system

Oklahoma's Education System is put under the microscope with links to breaking news.

Military blog

Get up-to-date news and information about our nation's military.

Steve Lackmeyer covers Downtown OKC

Your eyes and ears for all things Oklahoma City.

Staying up on Oklahoma's booming energy sector

The latest blog posts about Oklahoma City's growing energy companies.

Oklahoma City real estate: Residential and commercial

Housing, commercial real estate, construction, development, finance and related business.

Thoughts from sports columnist Berry Tramel

Berry Tramel shares his insights on the Sooners, Cowboys, Thunder and more.

Alternate sports talk with Jenni Carlson

Columnist Jenni Carlson shares her thoughts on the happenings in the sports world.

Oklahoma Sooners sports blog from

All the latest sports headlines from the land of the Sooners.

OSU Cowboys sports blog from

All the latest sports headlines from the land of the Cowboys.

Oklahoma City Thunder Rumblings

OKC Thunder news, photos, blogs, videos and more.

Oklahoma high school sports blog

Varsity high school sports news, stats, pictures, videos and more.

Sports media blog

Insights on sports media with Mel Bracht.

Ed Godfrey is your guide to the great outdoors

Hunting, fishing, camping and other outdoor news in Oklahoma.

Behind the scenes at The Oklahoman's sports desk

Sports Editor Mike Sherman blogs about interesting topics in sports.

Oklahoma soccer

A look at the professional soccer scene in Oklahoma.

Nerdage: Comic book and graphic novel news

Keep up with comic books and other news in film, television and geek culture.

Entertainment blogging from Brandy McDonnell

Our motto is "covering everything that's entertaining," from movies and music to television and the arts.

Serving up dirt and taking out the garbage

The ups and downs of celebrity life.

The Middle of Nowhere

Entertainment reporter Nathan Poppe takes a look at Oklahoma music, art, movies and culture.

The art scene in Oklahoma

News and reviews from the Oklahoma arts scene.

The Oklahoman’s Food Editor Dave Cathey

News and reviews from Oklahoma's booming food scene and culinary arts.

Helen Ford Wallace's Parties Extra! Blog

Parties and social events in Oklahoma City.

Beer, sports… and beer!

Nick Trougakos offers news, reviews, commentary and information on all aspects of the beer world.

Religion news with an Oklahoma angle

Religion editor Carla Hinton brings you faith and spirituality news from an Oklahoma angle.

Snippets of fashion and beauty

The place to go for everything fashion and beauty — designer to discount to drug store.

By parents for parents and their children

A blog brought to you by a community of parents sharing their wisdom and life lessons about raising children.

Travel Along

All about travels — planning and preparing for them and the best of the sights to see.

Peggy Gandy: I’m not perfect, just quick on my feet

A mix of tongue-in-cheek humor about everyday life, news and pictures from the Social Scene.

Bringing stories from our state's history

News Research Specialist Mary Phillips is your guide to The Oklahoman archives.

Modern engineering and technology News

From quantum mechanics to electrodynamics with emphasis on nuclear science.

"Whatever advice you give, be brief" — Horace, Roman Poet and Satirist

Etiquette and protocol advise by Hilarie Blaney.

Beating a path through the digital wilderness

Exploring the new media landscape and its evolving place in our day-to-day lives.

Critical examination of the paranormal

We examine extraordinary and paranormal claims using reason, logic and scientific thought.

Showcasing everything paranormal in Oklahoma

Paranormal investigations for the past 10 years within the state of Oklahoma.


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