Loaded with intriguing factoids. Ward excels in identifying the Mormons who have occupied top business and political positions. -- Geoff Schumacher, Las Vegas Mercury
Superlative in its depth and lively style. -- Diane Alden, AldenChronicles.com
About the Author
Earning a bachelors degree in political science from UCLA, he graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors. He was an editorial writer at the San Jose Mercury News and editor-in-chief of the Columbus (Ind.) Republic before moving to Las Vegas, where he served as an editor with the Las Vegas Sun. In addition to writing weekly columns for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and features for the Beehive, Ward co-authored The Insiders Guide to Las Vegas in 1997.
A correspondent for U.S. News & World Report, Ward also has been published by the Los Angeles Times, FoxNews.com and other Internet news sites. His investigative reports and commentaries won first-place awards from the Nevada Press Association, the Hoosier State Press Association and the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Education Reform.
He and his wife, Margaret, are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They have lived in Las Vegas since 1990.