Marianne Holman Prescott

Marianne Holman Prescott

Marianne Holman is a reporter for the Deseret News, where she writes for the LDS Church News. Prior to joining the Deseret News, she worked as an intern at the LDS Church Magazines, writing for the news section of the Ensign and Liahona magazines. Although Marianne was raised in Salt Lake City as a University of Utah fan, she graduated with a Bachelors degree in communications from Brigham Young University in 2008. She served an LDS mission to Cleveland, Ohio, where she spent part of her missionary service as a guide in the Kirtland Historic Sites.

Recent Headlines

5 things to remember when considering a senior mission
A Church-service missionary helps another woman with her family history.
12 testimonies from the Apostles about President Nelson
President M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints poses for a photo in his office in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.
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Brigham Young University campus during sunrise. 
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The Concepción Chile Temple.
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Those in attendance listen as Sister Joy D. Jones, Primary general president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, speaks during BYU Education Week in Provo on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018.
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Rendering of the Pocatello Idaho Temple
A sneak peek at the 'home centered' Church curriculum for 2019
6 reasons why Church members today should read 'Saints'
The first volume in the new history of the Church series, titled "The Standard of Truth," will be available on Sept. 4, 2018, in 14 languages digitally and in print in English. Print editions in other languages will follow before the end of the year.
Primary turns 140 years old this August. What has changed?
Sister Joy D. Jones, Primary general president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, enjoys a tender moment with a few of the Primary Choir children.