Meet the writers
Owen Canfield joined The Oklahoman in 2003 after 19 years with The Associated Press, based in Oklahoma City. Owen grew up in Connecticut, one of 10 children born to a newspaperman dad and homemaker mom. He has lived in Oklahoma since 1977 when he arrived to attend the University of Oklahoma.
Ray Carter joined The Oklahoman in May 2012 after serving as Media Director for the Oklahoma House of Representatives for over seven years. A native of Oklahoma, Carter has worked in the newspaper and public relations businesses since 1998.
J.E. McReynolds, Opinion Editor at The Oklahoman, is a native Oklahoman and graduate of Oklahoma State University. He joined the newspaper as business editor in 1985 and has worked for the Opinion Page since 1995.