The Daily Dot adds quartet of talent

Jun 09, 2015

The Daily Dot has just staffed their team with four new additions: Derrick Clifton joins as deputy opinion editor, Marisa Kabas and Gabe Bergado are named staff writers, and Mary Emily O'Hara arrives as LGBT reporter. 

Clifton previously served as a staff writer in the Identities section of Mic.

"(New-ish followers: When I'm not tweeting about social issues, I'm a huge tennis fan. And this is one of those times. Just a note.)," he tweets.

Meanwhile, Kabas will cover body positivity, women's health, women's politics, and various lifestyle issues. She previously wrote for the TODAY Show website and HyperVocal.

Kabas tweets, "greetings from the daily dot long island sunday bureau."

O'Hara previously served as a staff writer for Vice.

"Making a name for myself as an investigatory journalist no matter how many friends I lose or how many people I leave bloodied along the way," she shares.

Lastly, Bergado will cover online culture, viral content, pop culture, LGBT topics and youth issues. His byline has appeared on the Daily Beast, Mashable, Popular Science and Mic.

He entreats, "check out my latest trash post for @dailydot where I reimagined disney princesses as trash."

... Gladly!

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