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O.K. Carter is an American writer, journalist, college lecturer, and media and public relations consulting editor for Arlington Today magazine. Carter's journalism career led to an interest in Arlington, Texas history. Carter wrote Caddos, Cotton and Cowboys: Essays on Arlington (ISBN 978-0615672120). The book was awarded the Preservation Commission's William Jary Award as the best local history preservation book of the year after only 31 days of publication.[no citations needed here] Carter retired from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in 2008. His retirement followed the publication of more than 10,000 columns and editorials, along with more than 100 assorted journalism awards.Template:Which Carter wrote magazine articles on topics ranging from serial killers to lemur DNA and mini-robots. He has also co-written scripts for various TV showsTemplate:Which with friend, Allan Saxe. Carter also held a position as editor and publisher of the Arlington Citizen-Journal, and publisher for the Arlington Star-Telegram.
Carter is also an elected official, serving as a Tarrant County College Trustee. He also serves on the boards of Downtown Arlington Redevelopment Inc., the Fort Worth Stockyards Tax Increment Distict and the Arlington Tax Increment District. He recently created "Arlington on Tap", a lecture series that features local speakers at downtown bars and bistros.
Template:Unreferenced section O.K. Carter attended college at Texas Christian University, University of North Texas and University of Texas at Arlington. Carter earned his B.S. and M.S. for degrees in journalism, communications, and public relations at the University of Texas at Arlington.
- "Members of the Board". Tarrant County College. https://www.tccd.edu/about/administration/board-of-trustees/members-of-the-board/. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
- "Arlington on Tap". Arlington Today. 31 July 2016.