Editor and V.P. of News
Kelly Dyer Fry serves as Editor of The Oklahoman and vice president of News for OPUBCO Communications Group. She oversees content across multiple platforms including The Oklahoman and NewsOK. Prior to her current role, she served as Director of Multimedia and General Manager of NewsOK.com. Fry led the team that launched NewsOK.com in 2001.Fry, a graduate of Oklahoma State University, has spoken at several national media conferences including those sponsored by the Newspaper Association of America and the National Association of Broadcasters. She has twice presented at the American Press Institute in Reston, Virginia.A third generation journalist, Fry has been with OPUBCO since 1994. She began her career there as features editor before joining the digital operation in 1996. She has also worked in public relations at the University of Central Oklahoma and her family’s newspaper in El Reno.She serves on the following boards: Oklahoma Outreach Foundation, Citizens for Juvenile Justice Advisory Council and the editorial advisory board for the Oklahoma State University student newspaper.In past years, she has served on the boards of The American Red Cross and Travelers Aid. Together she and her husband Chris have four grown children: Eric and Sam Hochenauer and Whitney and Lindsey Fry. The family resides in Edmond.