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.