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Kirsten Akens

Colorado Springs, CO
Freelance Writer, Editor, and Photographer — Freelance

Freelance Journalist/Editor • Exec Producer @lilolivefilm • Traveller • Lover of books, Boston terriers, balasana, boots, Browncoats, #binders & alliteration.

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Hello! My name is Kirsten Akens. I am an award-winning journalist and editor, based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Since 2013, I have been freelancing full-time as both a reporter and an editor. Prior to freelancing, I worked for seven years at the Colorado Springs Independent alt-weekly, most re...

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Jul 19, 2017

Stoplights out at Fillmore and Union. Avoid the area if you can. It's messy getting thru the intersection. @CSPDPIO @CSUtilities #cosprings

Jul 05, 2017

RT @AndreaFloresTV: #peak2fire: areas not easily accessible. Crews using direct/indirect tactics to fight flames. Tonight- they'll moni…

Jul 05, 2017

RT @JGonTV: Peak 7 mandatory evacuation to remain in effect until noon tomorrow #Peak2Fire. Fre expected to lessen overnight, c…

Jul 03, 2017

Love TC. "Tattered Cover's new owners Len Vlahos and Kristen Gilligan take the reins"  via @denverpost #books

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