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Jerilyn Forsythe, Digital Associate Editor

Jerilyn Forsythe is a key member of 5280‘s digital staff and an instrumental player in all of its digital functions and initiatives. In addition to the daily editing and publishing of articles, she also produces the Local, 5280‘s only daily newsletter; helps maintain‘s editorial calendar; authors service packages and features for 5280, its ancillary publications, and; oversees the digital production of both print and online-only stories; and hires and manages the digital-editorial department’s interns. She studied political science, justice studies, and African American studies at Arizona State University as an undergraduate, before earning her master’s degree in journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. Jerilyn is a native Phoenician who moved to Denver in the fall of 2012.

Author Article Archive

Winter in the City

We've come up with 65 ways to stir up your body, mind, and palate (not to mention your cabin-fever-mad kids)—so you don't go stir-crazy this season.

Classic Denver

Sure, you’ve tried all the hot new places. But what about the old? Here, our list of the restaurants, landmarks, museums, events, and more that make Denver special.


Scenes from the Women’s March on Denver

On Saturday, more than 100,000 gathered in and around Civic Center Park to publicly reject President Donald Trump's divisive rhetoric and rally for equality for all citizens. 


Night Skies

This is part of a series published fresh each week.


First-Timer’s Guide: Vail

Ditch your car and don your winter wear. Lionshead-Vail Village is a skier's—and pedestrian's—paradise.

New Day Shelter Opens Downtown

The Denver Rescue Mission's Lawrence Street Community Center held its grand opening today, despite legal setbacks.  


Our Town: Get Involved

Want to help? Find out what items shelters need donated, what services are expanding, and what you can do the next time you see someone holding a sign.

Our Town: Big Ideas to Solve Homelessness

The greatest lesson of the past 10 years just might be that there is no perfect solution to end homelessness. Instead, Denver relies on myriad options to address the issue—and some are working better than others.


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