About


Aspen Journalism is a local, nonprofit, and investigative journalism organization founded in Aspen, Colorado in 2011.

Our mission is to produce in-depth and investigative journalism in service to those with a stake in the Aspen region. We do this in collaboration with other local and regional news organizations. 

Our area of geographic interest radiates outward from Aspen to include Pitkin, Eagle and Garfield counties, the Roaring Fork Valley, the Roaring Fork River watershed, the Western Slope, the state of Colorado, and the upper Colorado River basin.

After we publish our stories on the Aspen Journalism website, other news organizations are invited to publish them, without charge, under our Creative Commons guidelines.

Aspen Journalism is a member of the Colorado Press Association, the Colorado News Collaborative, the Colorado Media Project, NewsMatch, the Institute for Nonprofit News, and the News Revenue Hub.

Our reporting has been recognized by the Colorado Press Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Institute for Nonprofit News.

We are an independent nonprofit organization and are recognized as a 501c(3) by the IRS and as a corporation in good standing by the Colorado Secretary of State. We also have earned the platinum seal of transparency from Guidestar.

Our newsroom is in the Benedict Building in Aspen at 1280 Ute Avenue, Suite 9. (The office door has a mail slot that makes it easy to drop off documents).

We welcome comments, suggestions and questions via phone at (970) 948-1930 and via email at (first name of staffer)@aspenjournalism.org.

Our office and primary mailing address is:

Aspen Journalism
1280 Ute Avenue, Suite 9
Aspen, C0 81611

Our secondary mailing address is:

Aspen Journalism
P.O. Box 10101
Aspen, CO 81611

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Annual Reports

2019 annual report
2018 annual report
2017 annual report
2016 annual report
2015 annual report
2014 annual report
2013 annual report
2012 annual report
2011 annual report

Form 990s

2019 Form 990
2018 Form 990
2017 Form 990-EZ
2016 Form 990-EZ
2015 Form 990-EZ
2014 Form 990-EZ
2013 Form 990-EZ
2012 Form 990-EZ
2011 Form 990-EZ