«Class of 2008

John Daley

reporter, KSL-TV, Salt Lake City

Daley was born in Denver and earned his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and his master’s from Northwestern University. He began his journalism career in 1992 as a reporter and photographer for KCAU-TV in Sioux City, Iowa and has been on TV ever since. He spent 4 years with NBC affiliate WPTZ-TV in Burlington, Vermont, as a reporter and weekend anchor before moving to Salt Lake City to work for KTVX-TV as the Olympics/environmental reporter. He covered the 1998 Games live in Japan. In 1999, he moved to his current position as the Olympics/political/environmental reporter for KSL-TV in Salt Lake City, where he covered the 2000 Olympics in Sydney and the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City. He also covered live/breaking news on election campaigns, legal, and environmental issues. He has won numerous awards and fellowships, including both national and Utah SPJ awards, the Ritzke Fellowship from the Society of Environmental Journalists and the RTNDF Environment and Science Reporting Fellowship. In 2005 and 2007, he received first place awards from Capitol Beat, the Association of Capitol Reporters and Editors for his in-depth reporting.

Information on this page is from the fellowship year.