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Ross Terrell

Editor

Ross Terrell is a news editor at KUER. He comes to Salt Lake City from the greatest city in the U.S.- Atlanta, Georgia. There he worked for WABE before joining the team at Georgia Public Broadcasting. Terrell is an AIR Media New Voices Scholar and has contributed to award winning coverage both in Milwaukee — as the Second Century Fellow for Wisconsin Public Radio — and during his time in the southeast. He's a graduate of the University of Missouri, but roots for Ohio State, has a deep love for the Atlanta Falcons and doesn’t know how to lose in Connect Four.

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Brian Albers / KUER

While earthquakes may have jumped to the top of many Utahns’ minds following Wednesday’s event, we are still in the middle of a pandemic, with governments trying to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19. More testing, more health orders, and more anxiety. To help wrap up the week, KUER’s Caroline Ballard was joined by news editor Ross Terrell. 

Photo of press conference.
Utah Coronavirus Task Force Twitter

Officials with the Utah Department of Health announced the first positive test of COVID-19 in the state Friday night. The announcement came just hours after Gov. Gary Herbery declared a state of emergency amid fears of an outbreak.

Photo of Utah Governor Gary Herbert speaking into a microphone
2018 pool photo / Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert declared a state of emergency in response to the coronavirus on Friday.