Richard Hall
Digital News Digital Media Specialist
Richard Hall is an award-winning newsroom developer, editor and blogger for NewsOK. He was born in Austin, Texas, spent his childhood in southern California and has lived in Norman since 1999. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2008.

  • Warr Acres restaurant has a message for a dumpster diver

    Richard Hall | Published: Mon, Apr 13, 2015

    P.B. Jams in Warr Acres has a note posted on its entrance that has the citizens of the Internet reaching for tissues: Saw this outside of P.B. Jams today. #thatswhatlovelookslike A photo posted by Greg King (@gregking8081) on Apr 10, 2015 at 10:43am PDT Owner Ashley Jiron noticed some trash bags behind her eatery had […]

  • 5 strange creatures that call Oklahoma home (supposedly)

    BY RICHARD HALL | Updated: Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    Did you know these 5 creatures supposedly call Oklahoma home?

  • 3 things Russell Westbrook can teach us

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Apr 7, 2015

    Russell Westbrook recently gave a car he won to a deserving Oklahoma City woman. And his selflessness is the embodiment of the Oklahoma Standard.

  • 5 secret Sonic Drive-In menu items you should know about

    Richard Hall | Updated: Mon, Apr 6, 2015

    Did you know Sonic has a secret menu?

  • 5 interesting Oklahoma places you need to check out

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    Oklahoma is full of interesting things: unique state symbols, obscure facts and some beautiful yet creepy abandoned places around the state. But it doesn’t stop there! Here are just 5 of the many interesting Oklahoma places you should check out.

  • OU SAE racist video scandal: 5 things we learned from David Boren's press conference

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    University of Oklahoma President David Boren disclosed findings today of the investigation into the racist chant sang by members of the University of Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity that was caught on video earlier this month. Here are five things we learned from the press conference. No. 5 – The chant itself Boren said the […]

  • Dangerous Oklahoma weather: 8 tornado/storm terms you need to know

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    Oklahomans aren’t strangers to severe spring weather, and last night’s swath of storms has everyone saying, “I love Oklahoma, but this weather…”

  • 10 denied personalized Oklahoma license plates

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Here are 10 personalized Oklahoma license plate requests denied by the great state of Oklahoma (and, let me tell you: it’s highbrow stuff)

  • 5 things movies taught me: The Goonies

    Richard Hall | Published: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    Movies hold a very special place in my heart. Not only as a form of entertainment, but as an unrivaled art form that has taught me a number of things. This week’s movie is “The Goonies,” the 1985 classic starring Sean Astin and Josh Brolin.

  • 3 Oklahoma businesses make list of Best Companies to Work For

    Richard Hall | Published: Mon, Mar 9, 2015

    Fortune has released their annual list of 100 Best Companies to Work For, and three Oklahoma companies made the cut. They are: Devon Energy Rank: 38 From Fortune: The pride of Oklahoma City, oil and gas driller formed partnership with an inner-city school, Mark Twain Elementary, to provide one-on-one tutoring of students. 240 Devon employees […]

  • Is this what Russell Westbrook's medical mask will look like?

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    Film producer/funny guy/Enid High School graduate Mark Potts shared an “exclusive” image of the medical mask Russell Westbrook is rumored to be wearing while he recovers from last week’s face injury: It’s just another example of why Bill Hader applauded Potts earlier this year.

  • 5 Oklahoma state symbols you might not have known about

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    Oklahoma has a healthy number of state symbols, some of which you might have read about before. Like the state bird (Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher), state animal (bison), state tree (redbud) and state meal (almost everything). But here are 5 Oklahoma state symbols you might not have known about. No. 5 – Yes, we have a state […]

  • Oklahoma's most affordable small town is...

    Richard Hall | Published: Mon, Mar 2, 2015

    Take a bow, Byng, Okla., because you’re the most affordable small town in the entire state.