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Geoff Van Dyke, Editorial Director

Geoff Van Dyke joined the staff of 5280 in 2007 after three years of full-time freelance writing and editing. During his tenure as editorial director, 5280 has been a National Magazine Award finalist three times and won the Ellie for Personal Service in 2019. From 2009 through 2019, he helped lead 5280 to more than 100 City and Regional Magazine Association award nominations, including multiple nods in General Excellence; in 2014, 5280 won its first award in CRMA’s Excellence in Writing category, and in 2018 5280 won the award for General Excellence among big-city magazines. Van Dyke has edited stories by 5280 staffers that have been anthologized in Best American Sports Writing, Best American Crime Reporting, and Best Food Writing, and in 2018 5280 published an anthology of the magazine’s longform journalism on its 25th anniversary. His own writing has appeared in national publications, including Men’s Journal, Men’s Health, Outside, Bicycling, and the New York Times. Before his stint as a freelancer, Van Dyke was an editor at Men’s Journal. He studied English as an undergraduate at the University of California, Berkeley, and holds a master’s degree from the University of Missouri School of Journalism. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, he lives in Denver with his wife and two sons.

Author Article Archive

Meal Deals

A letter from the editor of our January 2017 issue.

#NewsMatters

A letter from the editor of our October 2016 issue.

Brew Crew

A letter from the editor of our September 2016 issue.

Medical Maze

A letter from the editor of our August 2016 issue.

Leaning Back

A letter from the editor of our July 2016 issue.

Law & Order

A letter from the editor of our June 2016 issue.

Changing Courses

A letter from the editor of our March 2016 issue.

Snapshots In Time

A letter from the editor of our November 2015 issue.

Black and Blue

A letter from the editor of our September 2015 issue.

Glory Days

A letter from the editor of our August 2015 issue.

Endless Summer

A letter from the editor of our July 2015 issue.

The Writing Life

A letter from the editor of our June 2015 issue.

A Sporting Life

A letter from the editor of our March 2015 issue.

Into the Wilds

A letter from the editor of our December 2014 issue.

On The Half Shell

The story behind Stoic & Genuine’s private-label oysters.

Summer Guide

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