Instructor: TOM WHARTON


Reporter and Utah native Tom Wharton has worked at The Salt Lake Tribune since 1970, covering high school sports, the outdoors, travel, rural Utah, and the environment. He has co-authored a number of Utah guidebooks, including "It Happened in Utah." Tom graduated from the University of Utah in 1973 with a degree in journalism and served in the Utah Army National Guard for more than 21 years.

What Students are Saying:

"Tom is a Utah institution and his knowledge on the subject is unparalleled. I could have sat through another 6 classes just listening to Tom talk about Utah! Great class!"-Martin B.

"[Tom] was very knowledgeable and accessible. The class felt inviting and informative. I appreciated that we had a fieldtrip component. It was fascinating to see some of the areas we had discussed."-Dawnell M.

TOM WHARTON is currently teaching:

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TOM WHARTON has previously taught:

  • Wasatch Front Staycations
  • Our Great Great Salt Lake
  • Back Roads Utah