Vaughn Hagerty (Data Developer)

Vaughn Hagerty

Vaughn Hagerty is a data developer at Digital First Media’s Thunderdome, creating data-driven, interactive online apps for all of the company’s websites.

Vaughn is a full-stack developer, with skills that include front-end programming and design with JavaScript, HTML and CSS as well as back-end work with PHP, Python and MySQL. He also has experience with setup and administration of several components of Amazon Web Services.

Before joining Digital First Media in 2012, Mr. Hagerty was a web development manager for the New York Times Regional Media Group, based at the StarNews in Wilmington, N.C.

Vaughn has more than 20 years’ experience as a journalist and more than 15 as a web developer. He has won numerous awards for his online work, including a 2009 Knight-Batten Award for Innovation in Journalism.

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