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332 Standard Way
P.O. Box 12790 Ogden, UT 84412

Mon – Fri, 5:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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801.625.4200 | 800.651.2105

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Brandon Erlacher

Email | berlacher@standard.net
Phone | 801.625.4501

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Benjamin Zack PlaneBenjamin Zack has worked as a photographer, videographer and reporter at the Standard-Examiner since 2013. Originally from Spokane, Wash., Zack first developed an interest in landscape photography in high school. His hobby of taking pretty pictures has since grown into a passion for using images to tell stories and learn more about the world around him. A graduate of the University of Missouri, Zack spent several years working jobs related to education and natural resources prior to his career in journalism.

Matt HerpMatt Herp joined the Standard-Examiner as a visual journalist in 2016. A Kentucky native, Herp worked as a freelance photographer for ten years before coming to Utah. “For me photography is a journey into peoples lives and a place for me to explore the human experience,” Herp said of his passion for visual storytelling.

“GarsideBrandon Garside joined the Standard-Examiner staff in the summer of 2014 as a multimedia sports reporter. A true Ogden native and Weber State graduate, Garside first started producing videos using his father’s camcorder and shot anything he could. When he’s not producing content for the Standard, you can likely find him on a golf course playing foot golf.

Sarah WelliverSarah Welliver joined the Standard-Examiner photo department in 2015. She started her career as a visual journalist in 2008 and has worked full-time as a photographer, videographer and reporter at newspapers in South Carolina and Indiana. Her experience in visual storytelling has also included internships at the Detroit Free Press, Santa Fe New Mexican and the Sioux Falls Argus Leader. Prior to journalism, she spent four years in the United States Marine Corps.