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Colorado Sun journalists recognized with dozens of awards in Top of the Rockies journalism contest

The Colorado Sun won more than two dozen awards in the four-state Top of the Rockies journalism contest this weekend, receiving more recognition than any other Colorado news organization in its category. The Sun, competing in the “extra-large newsroom” category despite being less than half the size of many of its peers, earned 28 awards […]

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Leaving a job you had somewhere you’ve never lived? Take the train to say goodbye.

This spring, I’ve had the opportunity to write for The Colorado Sun. But, surprise! I don’t live in Colorado.  I’ve been reporting as an intern from my home in Evanston, Illinois, something I didn’t even know would be possible before the coronavirus pandemic changed my life. Instead of working for a news outlet in person, […]

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Apply for the inaugural Rise and Shine workshop, a free summer camp for students interested in journalism

Update: The Colorado Sun has extended the application deadline to June 25 to give Colorado middle school and high school students more time to apply. Welcome to The Colorado Sun’s inaugural Rise and Shine Journalism Workshop. This year, the free, five-day virtual summer camp will be held the mornings of July 26 — July 30. […]

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Colorado Sun takes home seven first-place awards in four-state Top of the Rockies competition

From politics to priests to pandemic nursing home deaths to business coverage of evictions and investments, The Colorado Sun’s small group of journalists delivered outsized impact in the 2021 Top of the Rockies regional contest covering outlets in Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico and Utah. The Sun, which entered the “extra-large newsroom” division despite its lean […]

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Colorado Sun selected as a Report for America newsroom partner in 2021

The Colorado Sun has been selected as a Report for America host newsroom partner, joining an expanding network of more than 200 newsrooms benefiting from the support of this nonprofit program. Through this partnership, The Sun will add a full-time photojournalist to its current newsroom staff of 13 journalists. Those interested in this position can […]