Tribune sports staff earns national APSE honors


The Trib received seven Prime-10 awards within the Related Press Sports activities Editors contest

(Rick Bowmer | AP) The Salt Lake Tribune

The Salt Lake Tribune sports activities workers has claimed seven top-10 awards within the Related Press Sports activities Editor Awards contest.

The Tribune earned top-10 honors for its Sunday sports activities sections’ reporting, images and design, in addition to particular person awards for breaking information, explanatory journalism and have writing.

Explanatory • Outdoor and Olympics reporter Julie Jag positioned within the prime 10 for her reporting on backcountry snowboarding security considerations within the wake of a deadly avalanche.

Lengthy Function Writing • Tribune columnist Gordon Monson’s shared the story of Loa native Porter Ellett, who grew to become a key member of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs’ Tremendous Bowl teaching workers after shedding his proper arm in a childhood accident.

Lengthy Function Writing • Utah Jazz beat author Eric Walden detailed Quin Snyder’s teaching odyssey.

Quick Function Writing • Jazz beat author Andy Larsen was honored for his story on rookie guard Jared Butler’s coronary heart situation and activism.

Breaking Information • Larsen and Walden earned a top-10 award for his or her reporting concerning the Jazz’s front-office shakeup.

Breaking Information • Sports activities editor Aaron Falk reported on the story of a bunch of ultrarunners who acquired hit by a sudden Utah snowstorm.

The APSE awards are nationwide recognition for work Tribune staffers did in 2021. The Tribune competes within the group’s second-largest classification, which incorporates the IndyStar, Las Vegas Evaluation-Journal, Charlotte Observer, Tennessean and St. Louis Submit-Dispatch.

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