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Dirk Hoffman

Staff Writer

Dirk Hoffman, staff writer, is responsible for writing, editing and proofreading stories for the Jacobs School’s websites. He also writes articles for the school’s alumni magazine. His work also appears in UBNow.

He has produced copy for websites geared toward prospective students and trainees, faculty and academic leadership — as well as current faculty, staff and students. Further, he has been responsible for sundry administrative duties.

Hoffman has proudly served UB since 2016 and has brought to the university his wealth of experience as a seasoned journalist with decades of writing expertise.

Prior to his time at UB, Hoffman worked for The Daily News in Batavia, New York, serving as news editor for more than 20 years, and before that, working as assistant news editor and a city hall reporter.

He also spent five years with Bee Group Newspapers, serving as an editor. In this role he gained experience with graphics and layout work, and he covered and reported on local government and school board meetings, local news, sports and features.

Hoffman earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in communications/journalism from SUNY Buffalo State College.

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Dirk Hoffman.

Dirk Hoffman

Staff Writer

955 Main Street, Room 6143, Buffalo, NY 14203-1121

Phone: (716) 829-2182

Email: dirkhoff@buffalo.edu