Don Gammill
General Assignment Editor and Columnist

Don Gammill is general assignment editor and columnist. A native of Ponca City, he graduated from Central State University (now the University of Central Oklahoma). While in college, he was a sports stringer for The Oklahoma City Times.


He returned to The Oklahoman in 1986 after 11 years with the Enid News & Eagle, where he was a sports writer, assistant sports editor, assistant city editor, city editor and managing editor of The Enid Daily Eagle.



At OPUBCO, he has been a copy editor, state editor, special sections coordinator, special projects editor, “know it” editor, communities editor and author of the Traffic Talk column. He was a co-founder of the company’s Newsroom 101 project for high school journalists and is a facilitator in OPUBCO’s Leadership for Life program.



A past president of Associated Press/Oklahoma News Executives, he has worked closely with various professional journalism groups, such as Sigma Delta Chi and the Oklahoma Press Association.He and his wife, Becky, live in Edmond. They have a son, Bryan, a corporate pilot. Bryan and his wife, Kristy, have four children: Sydney, Anna, Caleb and Liam.

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Don Gammill Wed, Apr. 02 2014 10:35:01 AM CST DPS: Outside NB lane of U.S. 69 at Blue River Bridge has reopened.
Don Gammill Wed, Apr. 02 2014 10:24:07 AM CST DPS: Outside NB lane on U.S. 69 at Blue River Bridge shut down for crash investigation.
Don Gammill Fri, Mar. 21 2014 05:10:31 PM CST ODOT Correction: EB 1-44 on-ramp from WB NW 10 closed until 6 p.m. TUESDAY for bridge and surface repairs.
Don Gammill Fri, Mar. 21 2014 05:03:38 PM CST ODOT: EB I-44 on-ramp from WB MW 10 is closed until 6 p.m. Saturday for bridge and surface repairs.
Don Gammill Tue, Mar. 18 2014 04:09:50 PM CST ODOT: EB Washington (U.S. 77) closed between N 4 and N 3 in Purcell through noon Wednesday for repairs on water line.
Don Gammill Tue, Mar. 11 2014 04:59:21 PM CST ODOT: Right two lanes of EB I-40 closed at Portland due to an accident. Crews estimate the lanes will remain closed into evening rush hour.
Don Gammill Tue, Mar. 04 2014 03:49:07 PM CST ODOT Correction: The left lane of westbound I-44 will be closed at Kelley Ave. from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday for guardrail repair .
Don Gammill Tue, Mar. 04 2014 03:45:07 PM CST ODOT: I-40 narrows at Kelley Wednesday afternoon Left lane of WB Kelley will be closed from noon to 2 p.m. for guardrail repair.
Don Gammill Tue, Mar. 04 2014 02:01:12 PM CST ODOT: Various lane closures EB and WB SH 152 (Airport Rd.) at MacArthur 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through March for bridge rehabilitation work.
Don Gammill Thu, Feb. 20 2014 04:39:56 PM CST EB I-40 one lane west of U.S. 177 near Shawnee 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. WB I-40 narrows same location 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday.
Don Gammill Wed, Feb. 12 2014 03:35:31 PM CST ODOT: WB I-40 will be narrowed to one lane at Peebly Road from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday for surface testing. #okroads
Don Gammill Thu, Feb. 06 2014 06:10:08 PM CST ODOT: Left lane of NB I-35 will be closed at SE 15 from 9 a.m. to noon Friday for guardrail repair.
Don Gammill Wed, Feb. 05 2014 03:48:15 PM CST ODOT: Left lane of NB I-35 will be closed at SE 15. from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday for guardrail repair.
Don Gammill Fri, Jan. 31 2014 04:00:36 PM CST ODOT: US 77/SH 39 bridge between Purcell and Lexington closed due to safety reasons based upon cracking found. Use alternate route.
Don Gammill Thu, Jan. 30 2014 03:40:27 PM CST EB I-40 narrows to one lane, interstate traffic detours to service road near SH 4 and back onto I-40 near Kilpatrick 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Fri.
Don Gammill Mon, Jan. 27 2014 05:16:36 PM CST ODOT: NB I-35 narrows to one lane at Main St. from 7 to 9 tonight for surface work.
Don Gammill Sat, Jan. 25 2014 07:49:22 PM CST ODOT: SB I-35 one lane Memorial to Sooner exit ramp for cleanup of earlier accident. Estimate will continue into the night or early morning.
Don Gammill Tue, Jan. 14 2014 09:07:01 AM CST NB and SB May Ave. will be four-way stop with temporary stop signs at NW 36 until 2 p.m. today. Relocating traffic signal components.
Don Gammill Thu, Jan. 09 2014 03:53:01 PM CST ODOT: EB I-44 narrows to one lane between Western and Broadway Ext./I-235 from 8 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday to move barrier wall.
Don Gammill Thu, Jan. 09 2014 08:53:46 AM CST ODOT: Light drizzle and fog causing decreased visibility north-central Oklahoma from Kansas border south to Oklahoma City. #oktraffic