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Jerilyn Forsythe

5280 Contributor

Jerilyn Forsythe was a staffer in 5280‘s digital department from 2013 to 2019; during that time, she was instrumental in growing‘s influence, audience, and content. From editing to SEO and digital production, she ensured the excellence of 5280’s digital articles, services packages and features, in addition to writing her own stories for the website and the magazine. Jerilyn’s personal essay, “My Father’s Final Gift” was part of a feature that won a National Magazine Award in the Personal Service category from the American Society of Magazine Editors in 2019. Currently on the road, Jerilyn continues to write for 5280 and other publications as a freelancer.

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