Long-time Panama City News Herald publisher Tim Thompson announces retirement



Tim Thompson is leaving The Panama City News Herald, but won’t go very far.

For the former publisher and self-described “carpetbagger,” who has worked in the newspaper industry for more than 40 years in seven markets and multiple states, staying put is a new experience.“Panama City, it’s had such an impact and impression on me that I plan to live here,” Thompson said. “I’m going to see my mom and my kids but I’m keeping my house … Panama City is my home.”

Thompson officially announced his retirement on Wednesday. He plans to continue working through November.

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