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Rachel Piper

Salt Lake City
Digital News Editor — Salt Lake Tribune

Digital news editor @sltrib. Reader/runner/knitter/snarker. Aspiring crazy cat lady. Usually nicer in person.

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I'm The Salt Lake Tribune's digital news editor, overseeing sltrib.com, its digital strategy and all social-media channels. I also dabble in writing about young-adult literature and authors, and am passionate about reader engagement.

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@RachelTachel — 1,650 followers, 19,671 tweets

@erinalberty Hey, how did you know about that poem he wrote me?
@grubreport It's OK, acquiring literary contraband from the U.K. is one of my special skills. *cracjs knuckles*
@PeteBusche Oh, I love the BOOKS. And this is certainly better than watching the movies (except perhaps Phoenix). But Hermione is given this weird whine voice. "Harryyyyyyyyy."
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Why did you become a journalist?

I job-shadowed a reporter and wrote for a local paper during high school, but it wasn't till I worked at my college paper I knew I was all in

When you're not at a computer, where are you most likely to be?

On the couch, knitting, an audiobook in my ears and a cat or two on my lap.


Pulitzer Prize

2017 - Local Reporting
I was a writer and editor in a package of stories exploring sexual assault, which the Pulitzer committee called "a string of vivid reports revealing the perverse, punitive and cruel treatment given to sexual assault victims at Brigham Young University, one of Utah’s most powerful institutions."