Salt Lake City, UT, February 21, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The Deseret News, Utah's oldest daily newspaper, has named Drew Clark as the new opinion editor. Clark joined the Deseret News last fall as a senior contributing editor for the newspaper's National Edition.
“Clark brings extraordinary experience and insight to the task of sharing our perspective on the big issues that affect families. His experience knits together journalism, law and policy allowing him to craft persuasive editorials that rely on the best data and analysis,” said Paul Edwards, Editor of Deseret News.
Clark cultivated a career as a Washington journalist tracking political, economic and legal disputes. He has worked for The New York Times on the Web, the San Francisco Chronicle, and spent many years as a senior writer and editor for the National Journal Group in Washington, specializing in technology. From 2010 to 2013, he was executive director of Broadband Illinois, a statewide nonprofit group promoting the use of high-speed Internet services.
Clark earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Swarthmore College, his Master’s Degree from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, and his law degree from the George Mason University School of Law. Clark has taught Journalism at Iona College and was the Assistant Director of the Information Economy Project at George Mason University.
About the Deseret News
Founded in 1850, the Deseret News offers news, analysis and commentary for family-oriented audiences both in Utah and around the world. The award-winning writers at the Deseret News keep their growing readership informed with real-world solutions that can make a positive difference in families and communities. The Deseret News is the oldest newspaper in Utah and a top 25 online national newspaper. For more information, visit deseretnews.com.