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Writer ( art: literature)writer

William North Jayme, American Writer ( art: literature)writer. Served as sergeant, 2d ArmoredDiv., Army of the United States, 1944-1946.; Club: Century Association, (New York City).


Jayme, William North was born on November 15, 1925 in Pittsburgh. Son of Walter A. and Catherine (Ryley) Jayme.


Student, Princeton University, 1949.


With Young & Rubicam Advertising, Inc., 1949, Charles W. Gamble & Associates, 1949-1950. Assistant circulation promotion manager Fortune Magazine, 1950-1951, Life Magazine, 1951-1953. Copy director, sales and advertising promotion Columbia Broadcasting System Radio Network, New York City, 1953-1955.

Senior copywriter McCann-Erickson, Inc., 1955-1958. Established own advertising creative service, 1958-1971. President Jayme, Ratalahti, Inc., 1971-1997.

Lecturer direct marketing Stanford University, Radcliffe College, worldwide marketing conferences Producer United States Army radio program Music Motorized, 1945-1946. Editor, producer Time, Inc. television programs Background for Judgment, 1951, Citizen's View of '52. Script editor Columbia Broadcasting System Radio-UPA motion picture Tune in Tomorrow, 1954.

Creator promotions that launched Smithsonian, New York, Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, American Health, Worth, Saveur, Civilization, other national magazines. Author script adaptations for Studio One and other television programs, articles and stories in periodicals.



Served as sergeant, 2d ArmoredDiv., Army of the United States, 1944-1946. Club: Century Association, (New York City).


Walter A. Jayme

Catherine (Ryley) Jayme