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David Adam

David Adam is the news coordinator for The Herald-Whig. He has held multiple positions at The Herald-Whig since he was hired as part-time sports clerk in 1985. He was a sports writer from December 1987 until August 1997, when he joined the copy desk. He was primarily responsible for the layout and design of Page 1A and coordinating the newspaper's national news report. He was named news coordinator in October 2004. He is responsible for assisting Managing Editor Don Crim in planning, developing and coordinating local news and photo coverage and special sections. He also served as Internet Director from August 2009 to September 2010. David has won 27 awards for page design and writing.

David is a Quincy native and graduated from Quincy College in 1987 with a degree in communications. He has three daughters. He has coached local youth sports teams for nearly three decades. He has broadcast local sporting events for WGEM Radio since September 1997, and he works at Quincy University as an advisor for the student newspaper and for the Quincy Gems, a summer collegiate league baseball team, as its statistics coordinator.

Contact David at dadam@whig.com or (217) 221-3376.

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