Freelance writer & editor. Deadline-driven, detail-oriented, dedication to accuracy. To hire, mikemckibbin@outlook.com or 720-507-3576. Retweets ≠ endorsement.

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Biography

I am a former award-winning journalist, now a freelance writer and editor. I help companies, organizations and individuals tell their stories.
I'll help you flesh out your story into a workable version that fits your budget and timeline. Then I'll polish and edit your story to be effective and r...

Perseverance, timely finanical help lead to degree for Chaffee County grad

Perseverance, timely finanical help lead to degree for Chaffee County grad

Following the 'blue bloods' path

Following the 'blue bloods' path

Rifle graduates realize dreams at CMC

Rifle graduates realize dreams at CMC

War, cancer lead to nursing degrees for CMC graduates

War, cancer lead to nursing degrees for CMC graduates

McCann calls Sessions' federal sentencing directive 'disturbing'

McCann calls Sessions' federal sentencing directive 'disturbing'

ICYMI: Hemp bill hot water, El Paso County redistricting outcry, Aurora wants performing arts center

ICYMI: Hemp bill hot water, El Paso County redistricting outcry, Aurora wants performing arts center

What was your first job as a journalist?

Radio news director.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

And risk dating myself???

How is social media changing news?

Immediacy, but often at the expense of accuracy. People get the news faster, but care needs to be taken to ensure the information is correct.

Associated Press

2004 - Environmental Story
Detailing the Roan Plateau Bureau of Land Management plan for natural gas development near Rifle, Colorado.

Colorado Press Association

2013 - Business News Story, Education Story, Series, Environmental Story, Serious Column Writing
Business News Story, “Pot store owners;” Education Story, “Superintendent Earns Degree;” Series, “Events Center;” Environmental Story, “Fire;” Serious Column Writing, “Boycott”