Paul C. Tash - Chairman and CEO of the Times Publishing Company

Chairman and CEO of the Times Publishing Company

Paul C. Tash started with the Times as a local news reporter and worked his way through various news jobs – including Washington bureau chief – to become the editor of the Tampa Bay Times and chief executive of the company. He is chairman of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies, a school for journalists and media leaders, which owns Times Publishing. He has served on the boards of America’s leading journalism organizations, including the Associated Press, the Committee to Protect Journalists, and the Pulitzer Prizes, where he was the chairman. In 2012, Tash received the Distinguished Alumni Service Award from Indiana University, and he was inducted to the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame the following year. Tash is married to the former Karyn Krayer of St. Petersburg, a high school teacher. They have two daughters, a physician and a lawyer, and twin grandchildren.

  1. This is right at the moment in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, when President John F. Kennedy was mortally wounded.
  2. A COVID-19 vaccination site set up in the parking lot of Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.
  3. Covid-19 cases are on the rise again. Is the crisis widening the generational divide?
  4. Richard Hornbuckle's car rests where it skidded to a stop just14 inches from the edge of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, which was struck by the freighter Summit Venture on May 9, 1980. The freighter rammed the southbound span of the bridge, collapsing a 1,200 foot length of the bridge and sending several cars and a Greyhound bus into the water. Thirty-five people died. Times photo by Dick Bell.
  5. Barriers have been placed along the sea wall at North Shore Park to keep people off the beach, on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 in St. Petersburg.
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Paul Tash with newsprint at the Tampa Bay Times plant.
  7. In this image tweeted by Casey DeSantis, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Casey DeSantis are pictured with their children Mason,  Madison and the newest addition, Mamie.
  8. Paul C. Tash, chairman and CEO, with newsprint at the Tampa Bay Times printing plant in St. Petersburg.