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Sports Copy Editor, Outdoors Editor, Rodeo, River Sports Reporter
Ed Godfrey was born in Muskogee and raised in Stigler. He has worked at The Oklahoman for 25 years. During that time, he has worked a myriad of beats for The Oklahoman including both the federal and county courthouse in Oklahoma City for more than a decade and has covered some of the biggest trials in the state's history. He began his career at The Oklahoman as a sports writer and rejoined the sports desk in 2002 to become the outdoor writer. He now writes on a wide range of subjects from wrestling to hockey to rodeo. He earned a journalism degree in 1982 from the University of Oklahoma and holds a master's degree in journalism education from the University of Central Oklahoma.
Journalist for The Oklahoman 25 years Current position - sports writer Previous position - Courthouse reporter for more than a decade
Norman resident Lou Barbaro makes bamboo fly rods as a hobby. Southern Rodmakers named Barbaro and his wife, Wanda, who is in the Oklahoma Trapshooting Hall of Fame, its rodmakers of the year last October.