OCCC Faculty

Sue Hinton

Professor of Journalism and English
Division of Arts and Humanities
Programs: Journalism

Courses Taught

JB 1133 News Writing

ENGL 1113 English Composition I


Sue Brewster Hinton has taught journalism at Oklahoma City Community College since 1977 and has been the faculty adviser of the award-winning student newspaper since 1978. She has mentored hundreds of journalism students, who remember her classes for the news stories they wrote about murder trials and public meetings. She was the first recipient of OCCC’s President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1991 and was named Outstanding Journalism Educator in 1994 by Women in Communications Inc. She was named to the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame in 2009. She began her teaching career as an English professor at OCCC in 1972, when the college opened its doors. She has worked for The Oklahoman, the Norman Transcript and the Lawton (Okla.) Morning Press. Her bachelor’s and master’s degrees are both in English from the University of Oklahoma. She was born in 1949 in Elk City and grew up in nearby Hammon, Oklahoma.

Sue Hinton

Email: SHinton@occc.edu
Phone: (405) 682-1611 x7331
Office location: Arts and Humanities Center - 1F1
Office hours:
Monday - 10:00 to 11:00 am Tuesday - 10:00 to 11:00 am and 2:30 to 4:30 pm Wednesday - 10:00 to 11:00 am and 2:30 to 4:00 pm Thursday - 10:00 to 11:00 am, 4:40 to 5:30 pm, and 8:00 to 9:30 pm Friday - by appointment

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