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Tad Walch

Tad Walch

Tad Walch covers the LDS Church and the Church Education System, including BYU, BYU-Idaho and BYU-Hawaii. Tad has worked for the Deseret News for 10 years, serving as the Enterprise Team Editor, the City Editor and the Utah County Bureau Chief. Tad studied journalism at BYU, where he twice served as editor of the Daily Universe. He was a co-founder of Cougar Sports Magazine and served co-editor from 1993-1997. He worked as a sports reporter, sports editor, Olympics reporter and courts reporter at the Daily Herald from 1997-2003. Tad has lived for 28 years in Utah County, where he and his wife are raising five children.

Recent Headlines

All Mormon missionaries transferring out of Nicaragua
The LDS Church is moving its remaining 158 Missionaries from Nicaragua due to continued violence, according to a church spokesman.
Baptism Beach: African symbol of how 1978 revelation changed the Church
Some members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints visit the location where they were baptized in Cape Coast, Ghana on Monday, April 23, 2018. In the foreground is John Dan Ewudzie
African Mormons still buzzing about President Nelson's visit
A child runs outside the Rongai meetinghouse on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, on Saturday, April 14, 2018.
Mormons regrouping after California fires
LDS Church leaders deliver first Book of Mormon in Nepali to Nepal
Apostle accepts World Peace Prize in India
Choir, apostles participate in presidential inauguration
Elder Rasband: Serve one by one