John Hoover

PODCAST: The Tulsa World’s Jimmie Tramel brings to Further Review his unique perspective on sports and the world of pop culture

PODCAST: The Tulsa World’s Jimmie Tramel brings to Further Review his unique perspective on sports and the world of pop culture
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Friend of The Franchise Jimmie Tramel interviewed Lou Ferrigno last week. He was not injured, but National Register reporter Jack McGee filed an injunction against Tramel.

Jimmie Tramel spent 25 years as a sports writer at the Tulsa World before making a career move.

He’s now the paper’s pop culture expert and brings his unique perspective on the worlds of sports and movies, TV, pop culture conventions and more to Further Review every Thursday.

To listen to the interview, click the “play” button below.

 

 

John Hoover

Hoover wrote for the Tulsa World for 24 years before joining The Franchise, where he's now co-host of "Further Review" on The Franchise Tulsa (weekdays 12-3, fm107.9/am1270) . In his time at the World, Hoover won numerous writing and reporting awards, including in 2011 National Beat Writer of the Year from the Associated Press Sports Editors for his work covering the Oklahoma Sooners. Hoover also covered Oklahoma State, Arkansas, Oral Roberts and the NFL as a beat writer. From 2012 to 2016, Hoover was the World's lead sports columnist. As a columnist, Hoover won national awards in 2012 and 2014 from the National Athletic Trainers Association for reporting on sports medicine and in 2015 won first place in sports columns from the Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists. After receiving a journalism degree from East Central University, Hoover worked at newspapers in Ada, Okmulgee, Tahlequah and Waynesville, Mo. He played football at Ada High School and grew up in North Pole, Alaska. Hoover and his family live in Broken Arrow.

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