New Florida Times-Union Publisher Mark Nusbaum. Image appears courtesy of The Florida Times-Union.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Our Florida Times-Union news partner announced this morning that Mark Nusbaum is replacing outgoing T-U Publisher Lucy Talley.
Talley announced her resignation Thursday to take a job as group publisher for community newspapers at Hearst Newspapers.
Nusbaum was serving as vice president of operations for Morris Publishing Group, which owns the Times-Union and St. Augustine Record.
He was promoted to the Morris corporate team last year after serving as publisher of the Topeka (Kansas) Capital-Journal, which is also a Morris newspaper.
Nusbaum joined the Capital-Journal staff as a copy clerk in high school. He became full-time after graduating from Washburn University in 1977, according to Morris Publishing Group.
He's a 2007 graduate of the Advanced Executive Program in Media Management from Northwestern University in Chicago. Nusbaum and his wife, Sherry, have five children, according to Morris Publishing Group.
The Times-Union reports Nesbaum is assuming his new duties immediately.
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