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Jay Hamburger

Jay Hamburger is the Park City reporter for The Park Record, a position he has held since 1997. He grew up in metropolitan Kansas City before attending Syracuse University for undergraduate and graduate school. Hamburger has covered some of the most notable events of Park City’s modern era, including the 2002 Winter Olympics, the Flagstaff-Empire Pass and Treasure development disputes as well as the lawsuit that led to the sale of Park City Mountain Resort to Vail Resorts. He has won 30 statewide journalism awards for his coverage of topics like homelessness, immigration, the Olympic bribery scandal and housing. He has twice been named Reporter of the Year in The Park Record’s circulation category by the Utah chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Recent Articles

January 27, 2021 - Park City lodging numbers improve, but they remain depressed from a typical Sundance

January 27, 2021 - Park City police prepare for Sundance even without the crowds

January 26, 2021 - Park City mayor: Many people, but not all, disappointed Sundance won’t be held as normal

January 25, 2021 - Park City police field party complaints, including someone ‘argumentative’ with a neighbor

January 25, 2021 - Deer Valley skier dies after losing consciousness on lift

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