Class of 2023
After a short stint writing news at her hometown newspaper, the Regina Leader-Post, Vicki Hall ventured to Alberta to begin her Hall of Fame sports-writing career at the Edmonton Journal. From 2001 to 2008 she was the paper’s CFL beat writer, responsible for day-to-day coverage of the city’s football team. Hall joined the Calgary Herald in 2009 as an NHL writer while also serving as the CFL backup reporter, before taking over the Stampeders beat from 2013-15. In 2005 she became the first female president of the Football Reporters of Canada, later became the first woman on the Canadian Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee and is the first woman inducted into the Hall. She spent three years as Postmedia’s national amateur sports writer, winning a National Newspaper Award in 2015, before freelancing for CBC and teaching journalism at SAIT. Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame on November 19, 2023.