With his Deseret News tenure beginning in 1984, Scott Taylor has worked as a reporter and/or editor for the newspapers City, Utah County, Sports, Olympics, LDS Church News and Faith/Ethics sections and has worked in seven different DN newsrooms. Beginning June 19, He will be on leave while serving as an LDS Church mission president in Phoenix. Between graduation from Brigham Young University and starting with the Deseret News, Scott completed an fellowship/internship with the Arizona Republic read more in Phoenix. Having reported from five different continents, Scott has covered sports from Utah high schools to four Olympic Games and from local city government and law enforcement agencies to relief efforts immediately following the 2010 Haiti earthquake. He has received state, regional and national recognition for writing news, sports, columns, features and headlines; for series and special projects; for comprehensive coverage; and for supervising daily, Sunday and special sports sections.