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Tribune Editorial: The Tribune Editorial Board

(Tribune file photos) The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board includes Paul Huntsman (clockwise from top left), Lauren Gustus, George Pyle, Tim Fitzpatrick, A. Scott Anderson, and Holly Mullen.

The editorial voice of The Tribune will be in the hands of six people, three members of the newspaper’s professional staff, two from the Tribune’s Board of Directors and one from the community.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Paul Huntsman.

— Paul Huntsman, chairman. Huntsman purchased The Tribune and became its publisher in 2016, and remains the chairman of its board now that the newspaper has become a nonprofit. He is president of Huntsman Family Investments, and serves on a number of other nonprofit and corporate boards. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah and a master’s degree in business administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Executive Editor Lauren Gustus.

— Lauren Gustus, executive editor. Gustus joined The Tribune in December, coming from The Sacramento Bee, where she was editor of that newspaper, a member of its editorial board, and oversaw nine other West Coast newsrooms owned by The McClatchy Co. She was an assistant sports editor for The Tribune from 2004 to 2007 and has overseen newsrooms in Fort Collins, Colorado, and Reno, Nevada. A native of Massachusetts, she has a degree from Pepperdine University in Southern California.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) George Pyle.

— George Pyle, editorial page editor. Pyle’s career at The Tribune began in 2002 as an editorial writer and he became editorial page editor in 2017. Before that he worked for a series of community newspapers in Kansas, starting in 1978, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Editorial Writing in 1998. He was born in Kansas City, Mo., and has a degree in journalism from Wichita State University.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Tim Fitzpatrick.

— Tim Fitzpatrick, senior director of public outreach and operations. Fitzpatrick has filled a variety of roles at The Tribune in a career that began 44 years ago, including copy boy, reporter, editor, editorial page editor, deputy editor and executive vice president. He has a degree in physics from Utah State University and an MBA degree from the University of Utah.

Holly Mullen | Salt Lake Tribune Board of Directors

— Holly Mullen, member of the Tribune Board of Directors. Mullen, a Salt Lake City native, began a 30-year journalism career at the Deseret News and also worked for several other newspapers, including The Salt Lake Tribune and City Weekly. She has also been communications director for the Utah House Democratic Caucus, executive director of the nonprofit Rape Recovery Center in Salt Lake City, a member of Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s communications staff and is now public engagement manager for Salt Lake City Public Utilities. She has a degree in communications from the University of Utah.

A. Scott Anderson

— A. Scott Anderson, community member. Anderson is president and chief executive officer of Zions Bank and serves on a number of other business and nonprofit boards. He has been with Zions Bank since 1990, has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and economics from Columbia University in New York and a master’s degree in economics and international studies from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
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