Jennifer Napier-Pearce

Jennifer Napier-Pearce

Jennifer Napier-Pearce is executive editor of The Salt Lake Tribune. During her tenure, she supported the newspaper’s Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting in 2017 and directed the transition of Utah’s largest daily newspaper to a nonprofit in 2019, a first for a legacy newspaper in the U.S. She joined The Tribune as a reporter in 2013; in 2016, she was named editor, becoming the first Pacific Islander and the second woman to lead the newsroom. Prior to her work at The Tribune, Jennifer worked in public radio as news director, anchor and reporter. Jennifer is a highly sought-after speaker and moderator at community events, has been an adjunct professor at the University of Utah and has guest lectured at numerous universities including the University of Pennsylvania and USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. She has a bachelor's degree from the University of Utah and a master's degree from Stanford University.