Connor Richards graduated from the University of Utah in 2018 with a B.S. in Communication. He worked in various roles at The Daily Utah Chronicle where he covered criminal justice, racism and discrimination, environmental justice, sexual assault and other topics related to systemic injustice. In fall 2017, he worked on a research project looking at the role of race and class in local media coverage of Utah’s opioid epidemic. He has interned on the government and politics desk at The Salt Lake Tribune and as a general news reporter for KSL.com. Connor is eager to develop skills in multimedia and computational journalism to make him a better investigative reporter and more compassionate storyteller.
Connor Richards, MA Class of 2019 Stanford Journalism