David Landes is a veteran journalist, editor, and content marketing specialist with more than a decade of experience connecting people from different countries, cultures, and communities. David began his journalism career in 1997 at the PBS NewsHour, followed by stints with a community radio station Minneapolis, a legal trade publication, and the Washington, DC bureau of the Financial Times. David joined The Local after moving to Stockholm in 2007, working first as a journalist and then as editor of The Local Sweden. Currently, David head The Local’s Commercial Content Unit. Outside of journalism, David has worked at the US embassy in Stockholm and the Meridian International Center in Washington, DC where he organized public diplomacy programmes for high-level international visitors. He holds a BA in philosophy from Princeton University and an MA in international relations from Johns Hopkins SAIS.