Jessica LaRusso

Copy Chief and Managing Editor for 5280 Home

Jessica LaRusso is the primary copy editor for 5280 and its ancillary publications, including the quarterly 5280 Home, for which she serves as managing editor. LaRusso also oversees daily copy flow and deadline coordination and maintains the house style guide. She writes for the Dwell section of 5280.com and all segments of the magazine, including service packages. LaRusso grew up in northern Indiana and earned a degree in anthropology at the University of Notre Dame—along with completing the school’s Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics, and Democracy—before trading the Midwest for the mountains in 2010. LaRusso joined the 5280 staff full-time in 2012 and lives in Denver.