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Dave Herndon

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Southgate, MI
Video Coordinator and Writer, Southgate News-Herald
Covers:  movies, entertainment, civic issues, politics, comic books, sports, detroit, social media

Journalist, photographer, comic con vendor, I do it all. Aspiring to be a Jedi or the Green Power Ranger.

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Biography

Some days it seems like I am chained to my desk, just screaming to get out in the field. Other days I'm stuck in the field and just want to sit down for five minutes, no matter what though, I'm always working.

I feel like the public needs to know, so I am on call 24/7/365 if news is happening I'm...

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@NHDaveH — 1,986 followers, 32,930 tweets

Sep 24, 2017

I was on the toilet. The national anthem came on the TV. I stood like an American should. #CleaningTheBathroom

Sep 24, 2017

RT @brennanmgilmore: My grandpa is a 97 year-old WWII vet & Missouri farmer who wanted to join w/ those who #TakeaKnee: "those kids have…

Sep 24, 2017

RT @SInow: .@SteveKerr writes a piece for SI: Mr. President: You represent all of us. Don’t divide us. Bring us together.  http://on.si.com/2ymcveM 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I worked for my hometown newspaper right out of high school as a sports writer.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Once, but I was a young lad...

How is social media changing news?

Social media is the biggest advancement in how you gather news in several generations.

Michigan Press Association Award

2004
I won 12 total awards in news, sports and feature writing, and one for feature photography over my span at my first professional job between 2004 and 2006.