Dennis Romboy
Dennis Romboy is a reporter for Deseret News where for the past 20 years he has covered a variety of beats including state and local government, human services and the 2002 Olympics. He spent six years as a special projects reporter writing in-depth stories on social problems such drug addiction and child abuse. He has also worked as an assistant city editor. His current assignment includes federal courts, immigration issues and the Utah Legislature. Romboy was born in Salt Lake City and graduated from the University of Utah in 1989. He previously worked at the Standard-Examiner in Ogden. He has won numerous local and national awards for his writing. He enjoys running, snowboarding and crossword puzzles.

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