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Rhett Wilkinson

Specializes in: Government, business, entertainment, features, and sports, regarding beats. Enterprising and investigation, regarding craft. Enterprising is the journalism Rhett has usually done. Writing, storytelling, politics, social media, reporting, editing, and AP style, regarding skill.

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Work has previously appeared: USA TODAY, ESPN, Pew, Bleacher Report, Patch, The Inquisitr, The Salt Lake Tribune, Casper Star-Tribune, Billings Gazette, steemit, Thought Catalog, Good Men Project, ami @ Medium, Beehive Blunders, The Seer Stone & Beyond Tinsel @ Medium, City Weekly, Utah Policy Daily, Deseret News, Daily Rocket-Miner, Daily Herald, Wyoming Business Report, Silicon Slopes, Rawlins Daily Times, Philipsburg Mail, St. George News, Sun Advocate, Gilette News Record, Davis Clipper, Chronicle Progress, Utah Stories, St. George Spectrum, Wyoming Tribune Eagle, HubPages, Standard-Examiner

Rhett Wilkinson, described by a community paper as a "big-city cousin," has won many awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and Religion Newswriters Association.

Rhett's work has appeared in USA Today, ESPN, Pew, Patch, The Inquisitr and Bleacher Report.

Rhett has reported stories like former Rep. Mia Love (R-Utah) still owing $372,468 as required by the Federal Election Commission, and none of the Utah media was reporting this. Another, about an Illinois elected official cutting a check for an organization that she does books for, which opposes state law. He had documentation acquired via FOIA request. He lives in Utah, but reported this story and Illinois media didn't.

Rhett has written for national publications like The Inquisitr, Thought Catalog and The Good Men Project, the blockchain steemit and top-ranking sites like HubPages.

Rhett publishes three publications on Medium in Beehive Blunders, The Seer Stone and Beyond Tinsel. He co-founded a student magazine and his work has been seen in The Salt Lake Tribune and Casper Star-Tribune. He worked for four of the five largest newspapers in Utah and two newspapers out-of-state.

Rhett was a screenwriter for "Before Your Time," which is in theatres. He worked in development for Project Vote Smart, which provides non-partisan information about candidates in every level of the government. He represented himself in court determining custody of his children and four other cases.

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