Pierce joins Deseret News as a contributor

Steve Pierce has joined Deseret News as a contributing writer. He is a senior director at Bully Pulpit Interactive, an “outcomes agency at the intersection of business, politics, and policy.” Pierce was an associate, senior associate and director at PR and communication services Hattaway Communications in Washington. Pierce has a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young […]

Deseret News appoints Olsen publisher

The following excerpt was sent out: Deseret News Publishing Company announced today that Burke Olsen has been named publisher of the Deseret News. The announcement was made by Keith McMullin, CEO of Deseret Management Corp., in a meeting with the Deseret News staff. Olsen assumes the publisher role from Robin Ritch, who was president and publisher […]

Blaff joins National Review as a news writer

The National Review has hired Ari David Blaff as a news writer. Recently, he was a journalist at Deseret News in Utah. Blaff worked at TD Bank Group in Toronto and blogged for The Times Of Israel and the Jerusalem Post. Blaff has a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Western University in London, Ontario and […]

Scribner joins Axios as breaking news reporter

Axios has hired Herb Scribner as a breaking news reporter. He joins from Deseret News in Salt Lake City, where he worked as a trending and entertainment editor. Scribner previously wrote weekly soccer columns for Newsday. He has experience covering faith, family, finance, culture, education and more as a former national news writer for the […]