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CEO & Editor-In-Chief

Daniel Brogan

CEO & Editor-In-Chief

Daniel Brogan is the founder, CEO, and editor-in-chief of 5280 Magazine. Launched from his second bedroom in 1993, 5280 is now the largest local magazine in Colorado, and regularly outsells such national titles as Time, People, Vanity Fair, and Martha Stewart Living on local newsstands.

5280 is the winner of a National Magazine Award, the magazine industry’s equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize, and was named the best big-city magazine in America by the City and Regional Magazine Association in 2018 and 2020. The company also publishes 5280 Home, 5280 Traveler, and 5280 Health magazines. In 2016, the company acquired the award-winning Colorado Parent family of publications and events.

Previously a reporter and columnist for the Chicago Tribune, Brogan’s work has appeared in numerous magazines, including Rolling Stone, Musician, and PC World. He is past president of the City and Regional Magazine Association and was named one of the magazine industry’s 40 most innovative and influential professionals by Folio.

He has a journalism degree from Indiana University and is an avid cyclist. He is married to singer Lannie Garrett and lives in Denver with his son, Jack.

Articles By Daniel Brogan

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Frontier Spirit

A letter from the CEO and Editor-in-Chief of 5280 Publishing.

In Memoriam: Steven Adams


Our Secret Weapon

A letter from the editor of our July 2013 issue.

Letter From The Editor

Just the Facts, Ma’am

Let’s Go For A Ride

Gone But Not Forgotten

Doing Well By Doing Good

When Dreams Come True

A Little More Conversation

A letter from the editor of our November 2012 issue.

From The Editor: She Delivers

From The Editor: Welcome Home

From The Editor: Rising To The Top

From The Editor: Hickenlooper Revealed

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A Renaissance for Reading

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Hitting the Snooze Button

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The Luxury of Time

Find The Right Doc For You

Daniel Brogan

Welcome To The New 5280

Daniel Brogan

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From the Editor

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