Max Ufberg is the digital director at Pacific Standard, where he oversees the magazine's daily news coverage. Previously, he worked as a reporting fellow at Wired, and a reporter at Philadelphia Weekly and the Virgin Islands Daily News. Ufberg has also written for The New Yorker, Outside, Maxim, and many other outlets. His essay on American diners was anthologized in the 2016 edition of Best Food Writing. He is a graduate of Temple University.
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