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2011-11-03 13:30:00

Weekday Paid Circulation Grows, Online Page Views Grow in Utah and Nationally; Growth Attributed to National Expansion, Steady Traction in Local Market and Digital Focus Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 The Deseret News, Utahâs largest online and oldest continually published daily newspaper, today announced that its Sunday circulation grew 24 percent in 2011. Daily circulation at the Deseret News also increased modestly by 0.7 percent. In addition, the Audit Bureau...

2011-08-02 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continually published daily newspaper, today announced that Joseph Walker has returned to the Deseret News as the faith section editor. Walker originally joined the Deseret News in 1980, where he reported for the Church News and served as the newspaper's television critic. In his new position, Walker will work with Opinion Editor Paul Edwards to cover the vital role of faith in the community. His coverage will...

2011-05-31 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continually published daily newspaper, today launched an enhanced business news section that will significantly increase coverage of business topics across its print and digital platforms. The newspaper named former Bloomberg editor Jordan Burke the manager of business content development for the section. In addition to in-depth reporting on local business issues, the section includes national and international...

2011-05-19 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continually published daily newspaper, today announced that it has expanded its editorial leadership team with Allison Pond, who will serve as an editorial writer. Pond will work closely with Paul Edwards, editorial page editor for the newspaper, to write daily pieces for the paper's print and online editorial sections. She will also write separately about issues of faith, education and family life. Pond joins...

2010-08-31 11:16:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continually published daily newspaper, today announced that publisher Jim Wall has chosen to step down and will pursue other full-time personal and professional opportunities. He will remain with the newspaper in an advisory role to president and CEO Clark Gilbert to assist the organization in this transition. Jim brought more than three decades of newspaper experience across multiple states to his position at the...

2010-08-31 11:15:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continuously published daily newspaper, today announced that editor Joseph A. Cannon, will pursue other full-time personal and professional interests, while remaining a vital part of the paper's direction on its editorial advisory board. Cannon has served as editor of the Deseret News since January of 2007. During his tenure, he led a period of transition for the Deseret News through numerous initiatives, driving...

2010-08-31 11:10:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News today announced a bold new direction to provide innovation and leadership at a time when daily newspapers throughout America are struggling to define a course for the future. Deseret News CEO and President Clark Gilbert unveiled several new initiatives, including the creation of Deseret Connect, a broad and uniquely qualified group of story contributors, a new Editorial Advisory Board and the expansion of the news reporter base to...

2010-08-26 19:38:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continually published daily newspaper, confirmed last week its intention to publish a daily newspaper well into the future. Today the Deseret News announced plans to accelerate its digital growth with the addition of three new media members to its leadership team. Each brings noteworthy experience in the digital world and will utilize that leadership in developing a new media content model of the future to expand the...

2010-07-19 14:34:00

SALT LAKE CITY, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest continually published daily newspaper, today announced the appointment of Paul Edwards as the section editor of its editorial page. Edwards will serve as an editorial contributor addressing a national audience and will work with editor Joseph Cannon and the Deseret News' leadership team. This addition reflects the newspaper's commitment to strategically invest in resources that provide the insight into today's issues...

2008-09-02 09:00:20

By Ben Winslow Deseret News Prosecutors in Utah are beginning to get a glimpse of some of the massive amounts of evidence seized by law enforcement during the raid on the Fundamentalist LDS Church's YFZ Ranch in Texas. But any hopes of building criminal cases may evaporate if lawyers for the polygamous sect succeed in getting the search warrants tossed. "We're certainly interested, and we will follow up on that stuff," Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff said in a recent interview with...


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