About Us

Welcome to the website of the Utah Headliners Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists! We’re a small chapter covering one of the largest geographic areas in the United States.

We’re dedicated to sharing the latest best practices at regular events, recognizing the best work with annual awards, and upholding the First Amendment in Utah.

Meet the Board

President: Eric Peterson, The Utah Investigative Journalism Project

Immediate past president: McKenzie Romero, Deseret News

Treasurer: Emma Penrod, author and science writer

Secretary: Jean Norman, Weber State University

George Severson, ABC 4

Tim Gillie, Tooele Transcript Bulletin

Charlotte Fife-Jepperson, West View Media

Kelly Cannon, The Salt Lake Tribune

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press

Liz Adeola, PBS Utah

Pam Manson, freelancer

Marcie Young Cancio, Salt Lake Community College

Interested in helping out?

Fill out the form below and let us know what your availability is and what, if there is anything specific, you would like to contribute.