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Meeting the woman who broke The Denver Post’s glass ceiling

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Categories: Club News, Events|

The first woman editor of The Denver Post in nearly its 124-year history, Lee Ann Colacioppo, told Colorado Press Women members and guests meeting at the Denver Press Club Sept. 22 that she first got interested in journalism in junior high because she wanted to know everything first. Lee Ann Colacioppo (right), Denver Post Editor, [...]

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Government Transparency

By | 2016-09-15T11:15:05+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy|

Colorado Press Women again joined a coalition of journalism groups lead by the Society of Professional Journalists pressing for greater government transparency. Here's a report from SPJ: Groups to White House: We will continue to fight for government transparency Monday, 40 journalism and open government groups sent a letter to White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest in [...]

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CORA Working Group focuses on open records

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy|

CORA Working Group focuses on open records By Jeffrey A. Roberts CFOIC Executive Director (excerpted from Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition webpage) Immediately after a bill to modernize the Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) died in a Senate committee last session, the deputy for Secretary of State Wayne Williams offered to bring stakeholders together to work [...]

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CPW Birthday Party, Stonebrook Manor, Thornton

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 July 26th, 2016|Categories: Events|

On the exact date of its first meeting, CPW celebrated its 75th anniversary at the beautiful Stonebrook Manor and Gardens in Thornton. The program featured Prof. Lee Anne Peck's presentation on CPW's early history, gleaned from her research on the book she's writing about CPW. Bob Sweeney, publisher of  The Villager Newspaper, discussed “ColoradoNewspapers: A History & [...]

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Carol Anderson, 2016 Colorado Winner

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 July 9th, 2016|Categories: Communicator of Achievement, Competitions|

Carol Anderson is Colorado Press Women's 2016 Communicator of Achievement. Her career demonstrates, yet again, that a journalism degree can take its holder into wide-ranging professional realms. Much of Anderson's career has focused on involving more people in local and regional issues that affect them. She has been a firm believer in encouraging diverse people to [...]

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“Celebrating Colorado Women in Journalism” — Women’s Hall of Fame honored pioneering women journalists and CPW’s 75th Anniversary

By | 2016-09-08T12:59:46+00:00 June 26th, 2016|Categories: Events|

"Celebrating Colorado Women Journalists," a special event honoring pioneering women journalists in Colorado and CPW's 75th anniversary, planned by the Colorado Women's Hall of Fame. The event featured a panel discussion, "Breaking Barriers in Broadcast Journalism," with guest panelists: Reynelda Muse, veteran anchor and reporter for KCNC and CNN Cynthia Hessin, executive producer of Rocky Mountain [...]

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CU Dean Lori Bergen talks of journalism’s future, encouraging women leaders

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 May 21st, 2016|Categories: Events|

Ever since the University of Colorado-Boulder announced a radical remodeling of its journalism-mass comm school, we've been eager to learn about the new plan. When the first dean of the new college turned out to be a woman who was on the national advisory board of the Poynter Institute, a member of the Arthur W. Page [...]

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Discussion on Gender Equity

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 January 30th, 2016|Categories: Events|

Colorado Press Women started the new year with a program on"Exploring gender equity for professional women in journalism and mass communications in Colorado." We used this gathering to launch a conversation about how far women have come in our members' professions, how far we have to go, and how we can "lean in" to level the [...]

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Barbara “Bobbi” Gigone, 2015 Colorado and National Winner

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 July 18th, 2015|Categories: Communicator of Achievement, Competitions|

In a wide-ranging career spanning more than 40 years, Barbara "Bobbi" Gigone compiled an impressive list of "firsts." First regular female news reporter at the Boulder (Colorado) Daily Camera First public information officer for Boulder County First director of the county's newly formed Department of Community Services In addition to her professional achievements, Bobbi has given [...]

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Sandy Graham, 2014 Winner

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:30+00:00 July 9th, 2014|Categories: Communicator of Achievement, Competitions|

Sandy Graham has parlayed a successful journalism career into grant writing for a beloved Colorado institution, the Children's Museum of Denver. While the transition may have surprised some people, Sandy saw it has an opportunity to use her research, interviewing and writing skills for a great cause. Despite only dabbling in small-time fundraising at her children's [...]

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