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Erin Skarda

Digital Editor

Erin Skarda oversees the editorial strategy for 5280.com, manages development projects, and writes and edits articles for the website. Before moving back to her hometown of Denver in 2012, Erin worked at various national media outlets in New York City. Most recently, she acted as homepage editor at TIME, where she coordinated the site’s editorial content and photography, edited articles, and honed her headline-writing skills. She holds a master’s degree in publishing from New York University, with a focus in digital and print media, and a bachelor’s degree in technical journalism from Colorado State University. Erin has a passion for animals, yoga, travel, and the great outdoors, and currently resides in Golden with her husband, son, dogs, and cat.

5280’s 10 Best Longreads 2019

From the bizarre saga of Balloon Boy to profiles of notable Coloradans, these are the long-form stories that captured readers’ attention this year.

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The Only Gubernatorial Debate Schedule You Need

Colorado gubernatorial candidates Democrat Jared Polis and Republican Walker Stapleton are facing off in a series of six debates across the state this month. We’ve hunted down all the details, so all you need to do is tune in (and vote).

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5280’s Top Longreads of 2017

From I-70’s growing pains to the state’s heroin crisis and an extraordinary attempt to paraglide the length of the Colorado Rockies, our writers explored a diverse range of topics in 2017.

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