Paige Willett

Oklahoma City

Paige Willett is a reporter for The Click and a media professional, writer, and editor based in Oklahoma City. Her work has appeared in Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Hownikan magazine and First American Art Magazine as well as on the air at the University of Oklahoma’s NPR affiliate, KGOU. She specializes in Indigenous issues and audio reporting/podcasting and graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in broadcasting and electronic media.

Two hands. One holds an iPhone and one a vape.

December 20, 2023

Podcast: Smoke Rings: The Journalistic Ethics of Hyping New Tech

Paige Willett and Kate Mays discuss the ethics of trendsetting in journalism, focusing on tech industry reporting, including a critical look at Juul's portrayal in media and its impact on vaping trends and teen usage.

December 4, 2023

Oklahoma Couple’s Suit Against State Farm for Storm Damage to Their Home Advances to Trial

An Edmond family’s lawsuit against State Farm moved one step closer to trial in Oklahoma County District Court after a judge denied the insurance company’s request to remove one count of breach of contract during a hearing on Oct. 15.

November 7, 2023

Opinion: Focus on Violent Crime Coverage Provides Little Information, Skewed Community Outlook

It is time for local media, the architects of public perception, to eschew the sensational in favor of a narrative that captures the full, and often less alarming, reality of community life.

Tulsa Public Schools Interim Superintendent Ebony Johnson gives the district’s first monthly progress update to the Oklahoma State Department of Education on Sept. 28. [Credit: Paige Willett]

November 1, 2023

Tulsa Schools “Pushing for the Max While Keeping it Realistic”

Tulsa Public Schools Interim Superintendent Ebony Johnson, Ph.D., stepped into the middle of a tempestuous relationship between the district and State Superintendent of Instruction Ryan Walters to outline plans for literacy improvements during a required monthly update.

October 27, 2023

Opinion: The Lost Ogle: A Singular Voice in Oklahoma’s Shifting Media Landscape

Patrick Riley began writing as "The Lost Ogle” in 2007, and it became a vital fixture in Oklahoma City's media landscape as an independent outlet, using both humorous hot takes and investigative journalism to provide an unfiltered look at the state’s news.