The newspaper is published seven days a week.
Founded in 1892, The Denver Post is the largest circulation newspaper in the city of Denver and the state of Colorado. It was originally called The Evening Post and was a Democratic party paper used to publicize political views. Today it is the flagship newspaper of Digital First Media (formerly MediaNews Group Inc.).
The Post operated under a joint operating agreement (JOA) with its longtime rival in Denver, the Rocky Mountain News until the "Rocky" ceased publishing in early 2009. The two newspapers had combined their business operations in 2001 as a result of the JOA. The newsrooms of the two papers remained independent.
Circulation estimate: 170,000 copies
The Denver Post is one of the highest circulation newspapers in the USA.
This newspaper is owned by Digital First Media.
|Business editor:||Greg Griffin|
|Entertainment editor:||Barbara Ellis|
|Sports editor:||Scott Monserud|
|Travel editor:||Kyle Wagner|
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Denver to Get New Digital Newspaper
-- June 18, 2018: A group of former Denver Post editors and reporters plan to launch a new digital newspaper this summer called The Colorado Sun. The editor of the service will be Larry Ryckman, who most recently was senior editor for news at The Denver Post. Other former Post employees involved include senior editors Eric Lubbers...
Denver Post Editors Resign After Anti-Alden Editorial
-- May 4, 2018: Following the publication of an editorial highly critical of Denver Post owner Alden Global Capital, three senior Post editors have resigned. They are editorial page editor Chuck Plunkett and senior editors Larry Ryckman and Dana Coffield. The story was first reported by the Denverite website. The full story is at https://www.denverite.com/denver-post-chuck-plunkett-resigns-51394/
Posted by Mondo Times editors, Boulder, Colorado USA, May 7, 2018
Denver Post Revolts Against Its Owner
-- April 8, 2018: An editorial running in the Denver Post today attacks the owner of the newspaper, Alden Global Capital, for being "vulture capitalists" who are pursuing "a cynical strategy" of constantly reducing the content of the Post while steadily increasing subscription rates. The indictment, prompted by the recent announcement...
Denver Post Cuts 30% of Newsroom Staff
-- On Tuesday, March 13, 2018, Denver Post Editor Lee Ann Colacioppo announced that thirty jobs will be cut from the newsroom beginning on April 9. Final decisions have not yet been made about which positions will be cut, pending a one-week period in which employees can apply for a severance package. The Post has travelled a rocky road...
Dena Rosenberry Named Business Editor of the Denver Post
-- In January 2017, Dena Rosenberry replaced Dana Coffield, who returned to the breaking news team, as the business editor of the Denver Post.
Posted by Mondo Times Editors, Boulder Colorado, January 3, 2017