Deputy News Director Jared Page has been with the Deseret News since October 2005, working as a reporter and then as an editor, focusing mainly on local government and the Utah Legislature. He previously worked for nine years as a reporter and editor at the Standard-Examiner, including a stint as bureau chief of the northern Utah newspaper's Davis County office. Page is an Arizona native who now calls Utah home. The Weber State University alumnus uncovered his love for journalism while working read more for the school's campus newspaper, The Signpost. He is an avid sports fan, a self-described comics and sci-fi geek, and a proud father of three boys.