Wednesday, September 19, 2018


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.

Nickens: Can conservatism survive Trump?

WASHINGTONThere was no mention of Stormy Daniels. Or of payoffs by the presidentís lawyer. Or of Russian meddling in the election.Instead, the panel discussion last Sunday at The Heritage Foundation focused on this intriguing, long-term...
Updated: 4 months ago
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The four Democratic candidates for Florida governor, from left,  Chris King, Gwen Graham, Philip Levine and Andrew Gillum during a debate Wednesday, April 18, 2018, moderated by Craig Patrick and sponsored by FOX 13. The 60-minute debate was commercial-free discussion of issues facing the Sunshine State.

Nickens: Democratic candidates for governor are not ready for prime time

Hereís a sentence that will surprise some folks: I agree with Blaise Ingoglia.Ingoglia is the chairman of the Republican Party of Florida and a state representative from Spring Hill. Thatís an inherent conflict that he doesnít recognize, and we...
Updated: 5 months ago