NEWS NEWS, read all about it!
Or in this case, hear all about it on this episode of A Real Piece of Work. Join Matt and Joy as they explore this fascinating career in the news world. David Robbins Jr. is a page designer at The Washington Post, designing the sports and A-sections (State and National Politics, Finance and World sections). Do you love writing? Have you ever wondered what a career in page designing would be like? Tune in and listen to David’s advice in this podcast; DREAM BIG, stay connected and don’t forget about that Linked In page.
David D. Robbins Jr. is a Page Designer at The Washington Post. He designs the sports section, the A-Section (State and National Politics, Finance and World sections) and has also worked online and helped with simple illustrations. Before working at the Post, he was a senior page designer for Gannett -- which included designing any number of newspapers as varied as The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nashville Tennessean, Des Moines Register and many more. He was also the USA Today Network sports centerpiece designer. He has been a journalist over the past 20 years. As an undergrad, he attended Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa and studied English Literature, writing linguistics and history. Later he attended law school at Valparaiso University in Indiana. He is also an astrophotographer and concert photographer, an endeavor to which he dedicated himself after beating cancer 5-years ago.