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Ben Winslow

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Covers:  public safety, crime and courts, polygamy, state politics, wildfire, criminal justice
Doesn't Cover: trends, gadgets, products

Coverer of news from the Capitol to the courtroom (and a few places in-between). Awarded "Best Local on Twitter" in City Weekly's Best of Utah. I tweet. A LOT.

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Biography

Ben Winslow is a multi-media journalist for Fox 13 News, experimenting with new technologies and new ways of disseminating news stories across multiple platforms (you can follow him on Twitter @BenWinslow).

Prior to joining the Fox 13 news team, he worked at the Deseret News and KSL NewsRadio. Wi...

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@BenWinslow — 24,907 followers, 154,591 tweets

Sep 22, 2017

A “hedonistic” wine, oysters on the half shell and scallops. An indulgent meal,…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BZXc5-4AnUL/ 

Sep 22, 2017

RT @slcmayor: 🚸🚫Due to emergency construction caused by water pipe break, 🚴 & peds asked to avoid eastern portions of Parley's Tr…

Sep 22, 2017

RT @fox13: Salt Lake City Airport construction on time, on budget and underwater (sort of)  http://via.fox13now.com/FRXyE 

Sep 22, 2017

Me. Trying to go home and the Friday news dump JUST. WON'T. STOP. #utpol https://t.co/IoAaKVogh8

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I wrote articles for my local newspaper. The same newspaper I would get up early and deliver.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

News is unfolding in real time. We're showing you how the sausage gets made.

Religion Newswriters Association

2012 - Local TV Religion Report of the Year
The RNA's Local TV Religion Report of the Year for coverage of Warren Jeffs. Also, a second place award for coverage of a man who makes a living as a "Jesus model."

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2012 - Utah Headliners Chapter
Criminal Justice Reporting, "The Jeffs Tapes."