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Shifting UX to the Editorial Experience

In this session from DrupalCon Nashville, Director of Development Kevin Basarab & Engineering Manager at Group Nine Media Mike Priscella explore how Group Nine Media (parent company of Thrillist.com, TheDodo.com, and others) are evolving the Drupal 8 editorial user experience and contributing that back to the community. They not only look into their use case but also explore what modules and options are out there for improving editorial UX without custom development work.

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Meet team member, Kevin Basarab

With over 15 years of experience developing enterprise-level Drupal websites, Kevin Basarab has been part of the Mediacurrent team for the past 7 years. In addition to his current role as VP of Delivery, Kevin specializes in defining and creating editorial workflows.

Before Mediacurrent, Kevin started in the newspaper industry as an editor and transitioned into overseeing their web operations. Prior to his current role, Kevin held the titles of Senior Drupal Consultant, Lead Drupal Architect, and Director of Development at Mediacurrent. Kevin has completed many high profile projects within the media industry, developed expertise in helping publishers create better workflows, and has several Drupal core commits under his belt.

Kevin has been active in community events including various DrupalCamps and Cons across the country. He's currently based in New York City after growing up in Jacksonville, FL. Outside of work, Kevin enjoys hiking, outdoor adventures, bowling, stage lighting design, and do-it-yourself projects around the house.

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