Wayne Mackey

Inducted: 1988

WAYNE MACKEY (1921-1987) was a dedicated newspaperman widely known for his writing talent and good humor. His 34 years on the Daily Oklahoman and the Oklahoma City Times included reporting on almost all news beats and stints as assistant city editor, state editor and columnist. He worked earlier on the Austin American Statesman, the San Antonio Evening News and the Tonkawa News. Mackey was a Navy veteran and a past president of the Oklahoma Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.