Lindsey R. McKissick

Editorial Assistant

Lindsey R. McKissick oversees 5280’s research department and editorial internship program, contributes to the Front Range and Scene sections of the magazine, and blogs for She holds an undergraduate degree in journalism and a master’s degree in communication from the University of Wyoming, where she founded the university’s outdoor recreation magazine, REACH. McKissick joined 5280 in 2011 after working as a freelance sports writer for the Denver Post, Colorado Springs Gazette, Casper Star-Tribune, Kansas City Star, Oakland Tribune, and Associated Press. A Colorado native raised in suburban Chicago, McKissick now lives in Denver with her husband, Lyle.