Barbara Urzua oversees the fact-checking department for 5280 and writes for 5280.com. Before joining the 5280 team, Barbara worked for 303 Magazine, where she covered arts and culture. Barbara was born in Santiago, Chile, although she has lived in Colorado since she could walk. She studied journalism at the University of Denver. When not frantically fact checking, Barbara can be found attempting to visit all 50 U.S. states, figuring out how to budget for endless concert tickets, or simply scrolling through miles of social media feeds.