Nov 1, 2018 4:23 am MDTHuntsman Q&A: Jon Huntsman Jr. opens up about the loss of his father, whether he'd ever run for president, and collusion between Trump and Russia In a series of interviews in Moscow and at his home in Salt Lake City, Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. talks about the loss of his father, whether he'd ever run for president, and whether the Kremlin has dirt on President Trump.
Jesse Hyde is the assistant editor of the enterprise team. He graduated from Brigham Young University and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. He has been a finalist for the Livingston Award and the John Bartlow Martin Award for Public Interest Magazine Journalism.
Nov 1, 2018 4:00 am MDTThe last statesman: Can Jon Huntsman, Jr. keep the art of diplomacy alive in the time of President Trump? In a Deseret News exclusive, reporter Jesse Hyde went to Moscow to meet with U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman, Jr.. In a series of conversations, Huntsman goes inside the Helsinki summit and reveals for the first time his own personal challenge.
Mar 12, 2018 10:01 pm MDTThe Lonely Master: From March Madness to Shanghai, the unlikely journey of Jimmer Fredette As March Madness gets underway this week, the Deseret News charts the journey of former College Player of the Year Jimmer Fredette from the NBA lottery to the G League to China, and the unexpected soul-searching that followed.
Dec 3, 2017 6:31 pm MSTWelcome to the state of limbo: Fear and uncertainty in Bears Ears area about future of land, way of life Despite heated differences among locals about the fate of the Bears Ears national monument, locals agree that the current process leaves them in a state of limbo, and that the result could harm a fragile and precious land.
Jul 20, 2017 12:00 am MDTThe Park City story: One boy died, then another — and the opioid epidemic came into full view In September 2016, two 13-year-old friends in Park City died after overdosing on “pink,” a synthetic opioid from China. Their deaths revealed how the opioid crisis afflicts even affluent communities.
Jul 20, 2017 12:00 am MDTHow Iceland became the most stone-cold sober country for teens in Europe Iceland once had one of the worst rates for teen substance abuse in Western Europe. A revolutionary program changed that by encouraging parents to spend more time with their children and pumping money into arts, music and sports.
Jun 22, 2017 12:00 am MDTFrom Mormon kid to alleged drug kingpin: Inside the rise and fall of Aaron Shamo Special report: The illicit drug trade is undergoing a seismic shift, with Utah in the middle of the deadly trade of the opioid fentanyl. This is the first in an ongoing series about this modern-day plague.