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Jim Sanford

Jim Sanford

Growing up in his family’s newspaper business, Sanford started working at the Mason Valley News in Yerington at age 8 as a printer’s devil. Following his graduation from the University of Nevada, Reno, he rejoined the News as a reporter and within five years was promoted to assistant editor and later to editor. By 1980, he was co-publisher, along with his father, Robert. An active community member, Sanford also was a member of the board of the Nevada Press Association for 17 years, state chairman of the National Newspaper Association and won many NPA awards, including Outstanding Statewide Journalist in 1992.

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