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Salt Lake Tribune executive editor Napier-Pearce departs

August 6, 2020

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Jennifer Napier-Pearce

Jennifer Napier-Pearce, executive editor of Salt Lake Tribune, has resigned.

The veteran journalist has steered Utah’s largest daily newspaper since August 2016.

She sent her letter of resignation Monday, which was accepted on Tuesday, with her last working day being Aug. 14.

“During the past four years as editor, my primary goals have been to support excellent journalism, boost the newspaper’s profile and secure its future, and those efforts have paid off,” Napier-Pearce wrote. “The Tribune’s journalism is more important than ever and on more platforms than ever before to reach new audiences.”

Napier-Pearce joined Salt Lake Tribune in 2013 as multimedia reporter.

Previously, she was also the host/producer at KCPW and held the post of reporter, news director, host at KUER. She was also news director, reporter and morning anchor at KCPW.

Napier-Pearce is a Stanford University graduate with a master’s degree in communication and journalism.


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