Water Education Colorado, an independent, nonpartisan and policy-neutral nonprofit based in Denver, is pleased to announce it has hired Jerd Smith, an award-winning editor and reporter, to lead a ground-breaking news initiative designed to expand coverage of the critical water issues facing Colorado and the American West.
“Jerd is a respected journalist with a deep background on water in Colorado. I am thrilled that she has joined our team to tackle this important new program offering,” said Jayla Poppleton, executive director for Water Education Colorado. “This work is going to help us reach a much wider audience with timely, relevant information about what is happening in Colorado water, rounding out the work we do to advance awareness and informed decision making statewide.”
Smith most recently served as business news editor overseeing coverage for the Boulder Daily Camera and Times-Call newspapers in Boulder County. She spent more than a decade…
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