T.J. Thomson

About T.J. Thomson

T.J. Thomson is an award-winning photojournalist, designer, and writer.

He is the 2013 recipient of the Great Plains Journalism Awards' Student Photographer of the Year title and his work has been published by the Associated Press, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post and The Omaha World-Herald, among others.

He is pursuing a graduate degree at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has worked for Religion News since 2013.

Stories

Exploring Utah’s most popular tourist attraction

On June 9, 1856, 500 Mormons left Iowa and headed west for Salt Lake City, transporting their belongings in two-wheeled carts. Almost four decades later, in 1893, the Mormons completed construction on Salt Lake Temple, located in Temple Square, which today attracts from 3 to 5 million tourists each year. The site is the state’s […]