Sara Lenz
Sara Lenz is a reporter for the Deseret News, where she writes primarily about education issues. She started writing for the Deseret News in 2009 as an intern, mainly covering politics and crime. Before working for the Deseret News, she worked as a reporter and editor for BYU’s Daily Universe. She also worked as an intern for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Lenz grew up in St. Louis, Mo., and graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in communications and a minor in editing. She started her journalism career in middle school and has won awards both regionally and locally for her reporting. She and her husband recently had a daughter, and they live in Utah County.
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