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John Blackham

A Nevada County native, John Blackham serves as The Union’s assistant content editor, working to make each day’s print and online content as high quality as possible.

As an undergraduate English major, John served as a copy editor for BYU-Idaho’s Online Learning department, where his work focused on helping develop English Language Learning coursework. As a graduate student in Linguistics, he got to use this experience to teach English as a Second Language classes to international students at the University of Utah.

Prior to moving back to his hometown of Grass Valley, he worked in an editorial internship at Deseret Book in Salt Lake City, where he edited and proofed many of the company’s Spring and Fall 2017 releases, including Brandon Mull’s latest Fablehavennovel.

Outside of editing, John loves to pretend he can sing, develops constructed languages and podcasts with his sisters on bad fantasy novels and Hollywood’s silent film era.

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