David Downs

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Name: David Downs

Title: SF Weekly Web Editor / Village Voice Media Web Music Editor

Age: 27

Location: Bernal Heights

Background: Born in Chicago, raised in Southern California by a computer programmer and skateboard shop owner. Graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in English in 2002. Downs has worked for the Los Angeles Times, Wired, The Onion, the Believer, and is the former Music Editor of the East Bay Express.

Random Details: 1st Place -Best Columnist – East Bay Press Club – 2007; 1st Place — Best Feature Writing – National Association of Alternative Newsweeklies – 2006; Fellow – Academy of Alternative Journalism – 2004.

Likes: Skateboarding, journalism, video games.

Dislikes: People with no perspective.

Contact:

david.downs@villagevoicemedia.com

desk:

415.536.8130

185 Berry St. Suite 3800

San Francisco, CA. 94107

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