Erin Alberty is a reporter for The Salt Lake Tribune where she has covered public safety and outdoor recreation for 10 years. Previously she worked for The Saginaw News and The Houghton Daily Mining Gazette in Michigan, and The Ottumwa Courier in her hometown of Ottumwa, Iowa. Her work has received national awards from the American Society of Newspaper Editors, the National Society of Newspaper Columnists, and the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, as well as state and regional reporting awards in Utah and Michigan.
Recent Posts by Erin Alberty
Reporting Advice from Dart Award WinnersMay 2, 2017 by Samantha Broun, Erin Alberty
Dart Award winners Samantha Broun from Transom.org and Erin Alberty from The Salt Lake Tribune offer advice on covering trauma.
Coverage of Campus Sexual Assault at BYUApril 7, 2017 by Erin Alberty, Rachel Piper, Leah Hogsten, Sheila McCann
This exhaustive and meticulously reported year-long inquiry into BYU’s practice of investigating students who report sexual assaults for possible violations of the school’s Honor Code led to sweeping policy changes at BYU, and prompted wider soul-searching on rape culture in Utah. Judges called The Salt Lake Tribune’s coverage “a rare combination of journalistic rigor, aggressive reporting and compassion.” Originally published by The Salt Lake Tribune between April - October, 2016.
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