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Dan Barnes

News Technology Director | Newsroom
Phone: 612-673-4723
Location: Minneapolis
Other languages: None

Dan Barnes is the newsroom’s computer systems manager. He is responsible for tools and processes used in reporting, photography, editing and design. (He is not involved in content decisions.) Barnes speaks Journalese and Techie and is the newsroom’s liaison to the company's IT department. He has helped shape, install, administer and troubleshoot four generations of news content management systems at the Star Tribune and many generations of PCs and Macs.


Barnes holds a BA degree in photojournalism from the University of Minnesota. Previous employers include The Miami Herald and the Minnesota Daily. He has lived in Minnesota, Montana, Maryland and Florida. Dan was one of America's first editors of news published online. He comes from a long line of teachers, preachers and dairy farmers.
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