Our Vision in Action

Every Coloradan should have access to strong local news. News that is fair and accurate, that informs and educates, that holds power to account and illuminates the life of a local community. COLab exists to help make that access a statewide reality through collaborative journalism, authentic community engagement and innovative business models.

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Serving Coloradans Through Collaborative Journalism

News Team

Helping newsrooms across Colorado grow stronger with reporting, editing, and hands-on training.

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COVID Coverage

COLab and its partners are reporting on the pandemic’s economic impact, public health challenges, and its spotlight on inequities.

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Election 2020

In the run up to the 2020 election, Colorado newsrooms joined forces to inform citizens statewide.

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Building Stronger Relationships with Community


Helping Newsrooms Innovate and Thrive

How We're Making a Difference

The Rock That Makes the Ripple

Dear reader, I’m in my 50s. I’ve been a journalist for more than half my life. I’ve been one of a few Hispanics in a newsroom and one of many Hispanics in a newsroom. Yes, many. There was a time (early ‘90s Los Angeles Times) and there were places (mid-’90s Albuquerque Tribune), when

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