David Farré is the Digital Developer of The Burlington Free Press. He arrived in Vermont in July 2009 by way of Puerto Rico, where he’s from, New Jersey, where he went to college, and Missouri, where he was the Web Editor of the Columbia Daily Tribune for eight years. You can follow him on Twitter @davidfarre.
[VT0301] - Part 1: Intro and Contribution (5:47)
David Farré, digital developer, Burlington Free Press, says The Free Press emphasizes, “the public service aspect of journalism. We make a commitment to tell the stories that are really important,” says Farré.
[VT0302] - Part 2: Skills (3:31)
David Farré, digital developer, Burlington Free Press, says the critical skill he seeks on his online team is news judgment. “You can learn HTML,” says Farré, “but it’s hard to teach news judgment.”
[VT0303] - Part 3: Strategic Change & the Future (5:24)
David Farré, digital developer, Burlington Free Press, says he wants to serve the new readers created in the dynamic media landscape. “It’s an audience that’s just discovering these new [news] platforms, and we want to be there for them when they do,” says Farré.