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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. Lesser half: @matthew_piper. 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 — 1,524 followers, 19,237 tweets

Aug 16, 2017

@NYUte25 I know this rivals "try restarting" as the most annoying answer, but I'd recommend using Chrome or Firefox

Aug 16, 2017

@NYUte25 New site has fixed that — what browser are you using?

Aug 16, 2017

I'd add: and/or visit your local newspaper's website. (Just don't read the comments.)  https://twitter.com/natecarlisle/status/864608465859117056 

Aug 16, 2017

(Another) downside of having packages stolen off your porch and so using the office as your mailbox: Coworkers see embarrassing catalogs https://t.co/P6StQcBShI

Aug 16, 2017

I saw a crowd gathered outside @ClarkPlanet and a sign that said you were limited to 5 eclipse glasses so of course I got in that line.

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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."