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Robert Keith Hiaasen

Also Known As: "Rob", "Big Rob"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States
Death: June 28, 2018 (59)
Offices of the Capital Gazette, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States (homicide)
Immediate Family:

Son of Kermit Odel Hiaasen and Patricia Hiaasen
Husband of Private
Father of Private; Private and Private
Brother of Carl Hiaasen; Private and Private

Occupation: Newspaper reporter, editor, and columnist; faculty member, UMD-Merrill College of Journalism; radio journalist
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About Rob Hiaasen

Rob Hiaasen was an American journalist and assistant editor at The Capital, a newspaper published in Annapolis, Maryland. He also taught at the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. A native of Plantation, then a rural suburb of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Hiaasen began his career at The Palm Beach Post before joining The Baltimore Sun as a feature writer and where he later wrote a regular column. He was shot and killed at work at The Capital during the Capital Gazette shooting.

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Rob Hiaasen's Timeline

1959
February 9, 1959
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States
2018
June 28, 2018
Age 59
Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States