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Jason Swensen

Jason Swensen

Jason Swensen is a reporter for the Church News and a frequent contributor to the Deseret News. Prior to joining the Church News staff. Swensen covered police and crime, ethnic affairs and city government for the Deseret News. A proud graduate of the University of Utah and lifelong Ute fan, Swensen has filed Church News and Deseret News stories from several Latin American countries, Europe and the South Pacific. He enjoys chronicling the growth of the LDS Church in Mexico, Central and South America.

Recent Headlines

Happy Canada Day: Choir, orchestra celebrate holiday weekend in Vancouver
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square performed June 30, 2018, at the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver, Canada.
Mormon Tabernacle Choir honors victims of Sonoma County wildfires
Neil Gruwell eats a cookie with his father Paul Gruwell while listening to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square concert at the Green Music Center in Rohnert Park, California, on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.
Mormon Tabernacle Choir veterans and rookies talk taking show on the road
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Orchestra at Temple Square perform at Berkeley's Greek Theatre on June 23, 2018, as part of the 2018 Classic Coast Tour.
Live on the Pacific Coast, 'America's Choir' is back on the road
New 'Kirtlands' emerging in Asia, says Elder David A. Bednar
Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Sister Susan R. Bednar, meet with members in India.