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Ron Brackett - Former Deputy Managing Editor

Former Deputy Managing Editor

Ron Brackett was the deputy managing editor for tampabay.com and presentation for the Tampa Bay Times, directing web editors and designers, copy editors and news artists until 2018. He worked at the Times more than 30 years and is a graduate of the University of South Carolina. He now writes for Weather.com.

  1. Michael Vollbracht admires the cut of a coat by Spanish designer Balenciaga, part of Michael Vollbracht's collection that was going to be on display in a charity event. [Times (2016)
  2. Gilchrist County sheriff's deputy Taylor Lindsey,  25, left, and Sgt. Noel Ramirez, 30, right, a seven-year veteran, were shot and killed at a restaurant in downtown Trenton, Fla., about 3 p.m. Thursday, according to a statement from the sheriff's office. [Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office]
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  4. Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan speaks during a rally to mark the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March, on Capitol Hill, on Oct. 10, 2015, in Washington. [Associated Press]
  5. Pirates from Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla arrive on a float at Lykes Gaslight Park on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 in Tampa. The pirates demanded the key to the city from Mayor Bob Buckhorn, who refused to give it up. The event marks the annual beginning to the Gasparilla weekend which culminates with the Gasparilla Parade of Pirates and Invasion Saturday. [CHRIS URSO | Times]
  6. A worker dumps a bucket of tomatoes into a trailer after they were harvested in the fields of DiMare Farms in Florida City, Florida. [Joe Raedle | Getty Images(2013)]
  7. Dave and Lynn Aronberg were married on St. Pete Beach in May 2015.
  8. Members of the media get their first look at a 50-foot, detailed model of "Star Wars" land during a media preview for Disney's D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calf.
  9. Gov. Rick Scott, center, holds a press conference with House Speaker Richard Corcoran, far left, Lieutenant Governor of Florida Carlos Lopez-Cantera and Senate President Joe Negro, far right, at the Miami International Airport on Friday.
  10. Old American-made cars and horse-drawn carriages wait for tourists near Havana Harbor in Havana, Cuba, earlier this year. President Donald Trump is considering reversing major pieces of the Obama administration's opening with Cuba and reinstating limits on travel and commerce, citing human rights abuses by the Castro government as justification for a more punitive approach.
  11. Kevin Spacey as President Frank Underwood in the Netflix series "House of Cards.'
  12. Bill Pruitt shared video of a giant gator lumbering along after two sandhill cranes on a golf course Friday. [Image from video]
  13. Sen. Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican, appeared on NBC's "Today" show Friday to discuss the U.S. airstrikes on Syria.
  14. First Lady Michelle Obama speaks after a screening of the movie, 'Hidden Figures,' in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next to the White House last December.
  15. A photo provided on Tuesday by the Syrian anti-government activist group Edlib Media Center shows a man carrying a child at a makeshift hospital in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, in Syria after the chemical attack that killed dozens.
  16. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi speaks at the Women's Empowerment Panel on Wednesday at the White House.
  17. Aretha Franklin poses on the red carpet before the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors on December 6, 2015, in Washington. [Molly Riley | AFP | Getty Images]
  18. This image released by NBC shows Meryl Streep accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017.
  19. President George W. Bush speaks with Ari Fleischer, left, and Karl Rove aboard Air Force One during the flight from Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska to Andrews Air Force Base.
  20. In this 30-second exposure, a meteor streaks across the sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower Friday over Spruce Knob, W.Va.
  21. Mayor Bob Buckhorn of Tampa, and Dr. Catherine Lynch Buckhorn arrive at the White House on Tuesday evening for the state dinner.
  22. Angela Bassett speaks during the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Wednesday.
  23. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, greets his running mate, Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana, during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Wednesday. [Carolyn Kaster | Associated Press]