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David Ellis is a content producer for the Halo Waypoint team at 343 Industries. He also hosts the 343 Sparkast. He was formerly a writer for the video game website 1UP.com and later at Electronic Gaming Monthly. Prior to his career in video game media, Ellis served as a corrections officer in California; at one point he was stabbed by an inmate whom he had confined to solitary.