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Fort Lauderdale, FL
David Hayes manages the universal desk, overseeing all copy editors and designers on the Sun Sentinel. He also coordinates with the Orlando Sentinel's news editor as part of the OneFlorida initiative.
Born in Scotland, and a U.S. citizen since January 2010, David Hayes has been a reporter, a rewrite guy, a designer, a copy editor and a tea boy on newspapers and magazines in the UK and the United States. Since becoming news editor, he has helped to establish the universal desk and the digital-first workflow, put together the team that introduced QR codes throughout the paper, and created a networked social media team on the desk.
Soccer (especially Celtic F.C.), music (from punk to Puccini), vegan Indian cooking (but mainly vegan Indian eating).