Rob Hiaasen

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Rob Hiaasen (c. 1959 – June 28, 2018) was an American journalist and editor. He worked at The Capital.[1] Hiaasen was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He also taught at the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism.[2]

Hiaasen began his career at The Palm Beach Post before joining The Baltimore Sun as a feature writer and later wrote a regular column for the paper. He worked at The Capital as a columnist and assistant editor until his death in the Capital Gazette shooting.

On June 28, 2018, Hiaasen, age 59, was shot and killed during the Capital Gazette shooting in Annapolis, Maryland.[3]

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  1. Marbella, Jean (June 28, 2018). "Capital Gazette shooting victim Rob Hiaasen: A joyful stylist, a generous mentor". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved June 29, 2018.
  2. Ruane, Michael E. (June 28, 2018). "Rob Hiaasen, remembered as a 'great colleague and a real craftsman'". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved June 29, 2018.
  3. McFadden, David; Finley, Ben (June 28, 2018). "4 Journalists, Sales Assistant Killed at Maryland Newspaper". NBC4 Washington. Retrieved June 29, 2018.