Bachelor's degree from Harvard University; Master's degree in journalism, Northwestern University.
John Daley joined Colorado Public Radio full time in 2014 after freelancing for both CPR and NPR throughout the previous year. In 2012, he moved to Denver from Salt Lake City where we spent more than a decade as a beat and investigative reporter. John has broad experience as a journalist, having worked in both television and radio at KSL in Salt Lake City where he’s covered a wide range of topics, including health care, politics, transportation, immigration, and the Olympics.
In addition to his work as a reporter, John has completed three journalism fellowships. He was chosen for the “Covering the Green Economy” fellowship at Arizona State University in 2010. He was a Western Enterprise Reporting Fellow at Stanford University’s Bill Lane Center for the American West in 2009, where he wrote an essay for the book, “How the West was Warmed: Responding to Climate Change in the Rockies.” In 2007-08, John studied climate change and the impact of global warming as a Knight Journalism Fellow, also at Stanford.
Throughout his career, John has earned several distinctions and awards from various organizations. Among those, John won a Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism from the University of Southern California in 2011. He was also honored with the Don Baker Award for Investigative Reporting from the Utah Society of Professional Journalists in 2011, several first place Capitol Beat Awards for in-depth reporting, and the Quintus C. Wilson Ethics Award for his coverage of the Utah legislature in 2009.