Rachel Piper is the digital news editor for The Salt Lake Tribune and has been named one of Editor & Publisher's "25 Under 35" newsroom leaders. She is a top 10 winner in the Associated Press Sports Editors' 2016 contest, selected for explanatory writing in an examination of sexual assault allegations at a small, rural campus. She graduated from the University of Utah and lives in Salt Lake City with her husband. Prior to joining The Tribune, she was the editor of Salt Lake City Weekly.
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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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