David Joseph Del Grande is a journalism major at the University of Arizona and former staff writer at the Arizona Jewish Post. During the summer of 2017, Del Grande was a breaking news intern at NJ.com, and had some of his work appear in the New York Times. As a UA freshman, he spent seven months as an apprentice at the Arizona Daily Star’s city government desk. He won third place for Best Feature Story at the Arizona Newspapers Association 2017 Better Newspapers Contest. His investigative work as news editor for the Aztec Press—Pima Community College’s student publication—earned him first place in Community Education Reporting at the 2014 Arizona Press Club Awards.