David Herrera is a Principal Software Developer at Alley who specializes in backend development. Before Alley, David was a web developer for Religion News LLC, a nonprofit news organization covering religion, ethics and politics. He was responsible for migrating Religion News Service, including partner sites around the country, to WordPress. Before that, David was a web producer at the Detroit Free Press. David is active in the WordPress community and often attends WordCamps around the country. Outside of work, David likes to read, play music with friends and contribute to open-source software projects like WordPress. He graduated from the University of Missouri with a master’s in journalism. He is based in Philadelphia.