Dan Shepard

Dan Shepard is a deputy editor for LendingTree. In this role, he edits content for LendingTree and its subsidiaries, including MagnifyMoney, Student Loan Hero, DepositAccounts, CompareCards and ValuePenguin. Dan edits stories on various topics, from small business to personal loans to savings.

Dan has over a decade of experience as a copy editor, with most of his time spent working in the newspaper industry:

  • Digital editor at the Daily Gazette in Schenectady, N.Y.
  • Night homepage producer at Philly.com
  • Copy editor at the Philadelphia Daily News
  • Copy editor at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Little Rock
  • Copy desk chief at the Observer-Dispatch in Utica, N.Y.
  • Dan also worked as a copy editor for the sports website Bleacher Report.

    Prior to joining LendingTree in 2018, Dan was a copy editor at Student Loan Hero.

    Dan received a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Plattsburgh in New York. He majored in journalism and minored in criminal justice. During his senior year, he served as editor-in-chief of SUNY Plattsburgh’s student-run newspaper, Cardinal Points.

    Articles by Dan Shepard

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