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David Smydra

David is the Product Specialist for Google News, and works with publishers to ensure accurate inclusion and crawling of their news Web sites. He also relays publisher and user feedback to the engineers who develop Google News. David has worked in book publishing, magazine publishing, and as a newspaper reporter. His local and environmental reporting earned awards from the California Newspaper Publishers’ Association in 2008. He studied English at Kenyon College and the University of Virginia, and earned an M.A. from the Graduate Program in Journalism at Stanford University.