March 30th, 2006 • Quill Archives
Editor: Opinion boards need a strong foundation in ethics
As he starts each new day at the Deseret Morning News in Salt Lake City, Jay Evensen is faced continually with ethical issues. Evensen is editorial page editor for a newspaper that is wholly owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
For many journalists, their experiences began early in high school with the desire to learn the art and skill of reporting, editing and design. But for SPJ member Elizabeth Kelly Klay, the encouragement came a tad later — after a high school English teacher saw talent in her writing.