David Thompson

Writer, Editor, & Podcast Host

David is a writer, editor, and podcast host at The Direct. He joined in November 2020 to cover the film industry, with a focus on Marvel, Star Wars, and DC. David's favorite subject to cover is the box office and the business side of Hollywood.

While working for The Direct, David worked as a high school English teacher from 2021-2023. He attended Florida Tech where he studied Multiplatform Journalism and worked as the Managing Editor of The Crimson newspaper during his junior year.

Follow David on Twitter (@daavidthompson) for his insightful, sarcastic, and silly tweets related to the universes he loves and the box office.

About The Direct

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