| Bryce Mayer has been
editor of the Plain Dealer & Sun since April 1998. Prior to that,
he was sports editor of the Evening News, a daily newspaper located in
Jeffersonville, for 19 years. Mayer, 47, also was sports editor of the
Plain Dealer & Sun for two years, 1975-76, and wrote for the
Jennings County papers while he attended Jennings County High School.
to give the community all it needs in a newspaper - everything from
hard news and photographs to human interest stories to personal columns
to editorials," Mayer said. "I particularly enjoy doing the people
stories. There seems to be so many good people in the community." Mayer
is the son of the late Richard Mayer, Jr., who was editor of the Plain
Dealer & Sun from 1954 to 1989 and editor emeritus from 1989 to
1994, and Ann Marie Mayer. A 1972 graduate of Jennings Country High
School, Mayer has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Indiana
University - Bloomington. He is married to the former Roberta Bennett.
They have two daughters, Adrienne and Taryn. His hobbies
include golf, fishing, reading and music.