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Tim Nickens, Editor of Editorials

Tim Nickens, Editor of Editorials

Tim Nickens, 55, editor of editorials at the Tampa Bay Times, grew up in Jeffersonville, Ind., and received a bachelor of arts degree from Indiana University in 1982. After a year at the Journal-Gazette in Fort Wayne, Ind., he joined the Times as a reporter in 1983. He worked for the Miami Herald from 1990-1995 before returning to the Times. He was an editorial writer, political editor and assistant managing editor/metro before rejoining the editorial board in December 2004. He became editor of editorials in September 2008. He and his wife, Bridget, live in St. Petersburg and have two daughters.



House Speaker Richard Corcoran.

Editorial: Homestead vote tests Florida Senate

The Florida Senate traditionally has been where bad ideas are killed, common sense prevails and independent thinking rules. That reputation will be tested Monday when the Senate votes on a misguided proposal to increase the homestead exemption, one of...
Updated one month ago
House Speaker Richard Corcoran.

Editorial: Homestead vote tests Florida Senate

The Florida Senate traditionally has been where bad ideas are killed, common sense prevails and independent thinking rules. That reputation will be tested Monday when the Senate votes on a misguided proposal to increase the homestead exemption, one of...
Updated: 6 months ago