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Alison Borden

Professional Background:
Alison has been with Colorado Public Radio since 2019 after working nearly 15 years in the daily newspaper business. She got her start in journalism in 2004 at The Greeley Tribune and soon landed at The Denver Post. There, she started as a copy editor in 2007 and worked her way through the ranks to the production chief. In her various roles, she was responsible for some of The Post’s most important tasks and achievements, such as designing the Sunday Page One and leading the organization’s hyperlocal YourHub team.

Awards:
In 2016, Alison was honored for best news page design from both the Colorado Press Association and Best of the West. Additionally, she received the Society for News Design Award of Excellence in 2012. Alison was also on staff for the 2013Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage of the Aurora theater shooting.

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication, University of Colorado at Boulder