Gini Moore Campbell
An Oklahoma City native and fourth-generation Oklahoman, Campbell joined the staff in February, 1991, following the relocation of McGraw-Hill from Oklahoma City. As vice president of publications and education, she has played an integral role in the growth of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame’s publications program and the expansion of educational opportunities for students statewide. As scriptwriter and executive producer for the televised Oklahoma Hall of Fame Banquet & Induction ceremony, induction is the highest honor any Oklahoman can receive from the State of Oklahoma, she is honored to be affiliated with an organization dedicated to telling Oklahoma’s story through its greatest asset—its people.
She has volunteered and served on governing bodies of many worthwhile Oklahoma organizations, including the St. Luke’s Children’s Center Advisory Board, Project Okie, and Hearts and Hands. She recently completed her fifth year as president of the Oklahoma Center for the Book.
As author/co-author, Campbell has more than 100 published articles to her credit, appearing in Oklahoma: Magazine of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, Oklahoma Today, Reader’s Digest, Working Mother Magazine, and Oklahoma Woman Magazine, among others. Titles to her credits include Oklahoma Free: A Weekend Away, The Oklahoma Hall of Fame: Celebrating 80 Years of Our State’s Highest Honor, and Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture (contributing writer). With Bob Burke, she co-authoredLee Allan Smith: Oklahoma’s Best Friend. She has edited more than 400 titles on Oklahoma’s rich history and heritage.
Her current projects include a children’s book celebrating Oklahoma’s incredible diversity, the creation of a new history textbook celebrating our rich history and heritage and the expansion of Oklahoma heritage resources available to educators. She enjoys tutoring and spending free time with her family and friends.
With a degree in business management, Campbell received her education from Oklahoma City Public Schools, the University of Central Oklahoma, and the University of Phoenix. She is the mother of one; her son Corbin is a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University and works in downtown Oklahoma City. Campbell lives with her husband Chris just outside Oklahoma City.