Lindsey R. McKissick

Assistant Editor

Lindsey R. McKissick co-edits 5280’s front of the book sections, Front Range and Scene. She contributes to all sections of the magazine and writes a weekly kids and family column for She holds an undergraduate degree in journalism and a master’s degree in communication from the University of Wyoming. 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 TribuneAssociated Press, and USA Today. A Colorado native raised in suburban Chicago, McKissick now lives outside Denver with her husband, Lyle, and daughter, Gwynn.