Joined Mote Marine Laboratory in 1994 and over that time has produced numerous video productions and is responsible for managing the Electronic Media Department. Mr. Nickelson has also collaborated with production companies such as National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Nickelodeon, Jim Fowler’s Animal Encounters and public television stations WEDU in Tampa, Florida and WGCU in Ft. Myers, Florida. He is also the recipient of two Silver Addy awards for his work on 2000 and 2001 video productions.
Mote Aquarium hours will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, closing at 1 p.m. due to anticipated traffic from Friday-evening road closures announced by the Town of Longboat Key.
(Normal hours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., resume Saturday, Feb. 29.)