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Bailey S. Barnard

Editor, RobbReport.com

In his role as editor of RobbReport.com, Bailey S. Barnard oversees all editorial content for the Robb Report website, weekly eNewsletters, and social media outlets. He previously served as an associate editor at Robb Report, covering the home-electronics, personal-technology, private-aviation, yachting, and craft-brew industries and occasionally writing stories in the automotive, travel, spirits, and dining categories. He is also the gear editor and a contributing writer for TONEAudio, a web publication focusing on music and high-fidelity audio equipment. Formerly, he served as the editor in chief and creative director of a student-run art and literary magazine at the University of Iowa, where he studied literature, creative writing, journalism, and art history. He has also edited and designed the North American newsletter of an international nonprofit organization. He is an amateur musician and aspiring novelist. He publishes his creative writing on his website, www.plightofthepoet.com, and he is currently seeking publication of his first novel. Barnard is also an avid cook and proud home brewer.

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