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Hall of Fame Member

Jim Mayo

Inducted: 1993

JIM MAYO (1942- ) is publisher of the Sallisaw Sequoyah County Times, founded by his parents in 1932. Mayo started working on the paper while still in grade school. After college and a stint in the Navy, he returned to the paper and later served as president of the Oklahoma Press Association. In addition to serving the community through his newspaper, Mayo is active in civic affairs and also is a member of the National Newspaper Association and the International Society of Newspaper Editors.

Jim Mayo
How to Submit a Nomination

Selection Process

Honorees are selected by a committee comprised of hall of fame members, including its director, and distinguished leaders in journalism. The Selection Committee considers all nominations, both new ones and those held over from previous years, before selecting the honorees.

The 2022 Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame nominee submission deadline is Sunday, Ocober 31, 2021.

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