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Phil Nickinson

Phil is the beard behind Modern Dad, part of the Mobile Nations Network.

Phil is Editor Emeritus of, running that site from 2010 through 2016. Before that, he spent 11 years in the newsroom at the Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal.

When he’s not on the road, Phil lives in his hometown of Pensacola with his wife, Shannon, and two daughters.

You can email Phil here, and find his PGP key here.