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Kirsten Akens

Colorado Springs, CO
Freelance Writer, Editor, and Photographer — Freelance
Covers:  Arts, Entertainment, Environment, Social Issues, Mental Health, Wellness, Yoga, Religion, Travel, Food, Vegetarian, Vegan, Wine, Spirits, Marijuana, Nonprofits, Outdoor Activities, Animals, Pets
Doesn't Cover: Beer

Freelance Journalist/Editor • EP @lilolivefilm • Restorative yoga evangelist • Lover of books, Boston terriers, 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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