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Digital Managing Editor

Dan Shafer is the digital managing editor at Seattle magazine and Seattle Business magazine. He joined the team in 2017 after packing up and moving west from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In Milwaukee, he was an editor at Milwaukee Magazine, a reporter at the Milwaukee Business Journal, and won eight Milwaukee Press Club Excellence in Journalism Awards.

In Seattle, he’s enjoying eating all the seafood, nerding out over Nirvana history, and exploring the great outdoors. He lives in West Seattle with his wife and daughter. Follow him on Twitter at @DanRShafer.


contributed articles

Local legends joined Police Chief Carmen Best and hundreds of SPD officers to lip sync to Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' "Downtown."

The life-size bronze statue of the Seattle music legend will be a permanent fixture outside of MoPOP

She'll be at Benaroya Hall this August for her first tour in 15 years

The estate sold for more than $8 million, well below its listing price, because of course she got a deal

Plus: Kickoff events with the cast of "Bob's Burgers" and another free show at Seattle Center