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Dan Shafer is the digital managing editor at Seattle magazine and Seattle Business magazine. He joined the team in 2017 after packing up and moving west from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In Milwaukee, he was an editor at Milwaukee Magazine, a reporter at the Milwaukee Business Journal, and won eight Milwaukee Press Club Excellence in Journalism Awards.

In Seattle, he’s enjoying eating all the seafood, nerding out over Nirvana history, and exploring the great outdoors. He lives in West Seattle with his wife and daughter. Follow him on Twitter at @DanRShafer.

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