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Dave Herndon

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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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...

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

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.