Wilson retires from Telegram


Mark Wilson, the Rocky Mount Telegram's publisher for the past five years, has retired.

The 67-year-old newspaperman guided his staff through a devastating hurricane, the creation of an offshoot weekly publication and the startup of a successful magazine. He's hoping for a less hectic retirement.

When asked what he planned to do next, Wilson said with a smile, “not a damn thing,” before amending his answer to say he will take some time with his wife, Becki, to visit family, mostly in North Carolina.

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