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Political writer Jeremy Wallace moves to the Tampa Bay Times

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Sarasota Herald-Tribune political writer Jeremy Wallace is crossing the Sunshine Skyway for a role as state government reporter at the Tampa Bay Times.

Wallace, who has been at the Herald-Tribune since 2004, made the announcement on his Facebook page. He will be based out of Tallahassee.

“Not only is it simply the best newspaper in Florida,” he wrote, “It also allows me and my beautiful bride to return to Tallahassee, where we met and started building our family. By the same token, I will never be able to express how much Sarasota-Manatee has meant to me and my family.

“Thanks to all the readers who by your engagement allowed me to do what I love.”

In addition to the Herald-Tribune’s Political Insider blog, Wallace’s resume also includes time as a television panelist at WEDU PBS, as well as stints at the Hudson Valley Journal News and as State Capital Bureau chief for the Bradenton Herald.

Phil Ammann is a St. Petersburg-based journalist and blogger. With more than three decades of writing, editing and management experience, Phil produced material for both print and online, in addition to founding HRNewsDaily.com. His broad range includes covering news, local government and culture reviews for Patch.com, technical articles and profiles for BetterRVing Magazine and advice columns for a metaphysical website, among others. Phil has served as a contributor and production manager for SaintPetersBlog since 2013. He lives in St. Pete with his wife, visual artist Margaret Juul and can be reached at [email protected] and on Twitter @PhilAmmann.

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