Susanna Speier

Susanna Speier

Freelance journalist

Award winning writer & freelance journalist. Feature articles for Colorado Public Radio, The Denver Post, The Daily Beast, Westword, Poynter Online. Guest blogger for Scientific American & Nature.com

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Essay: Why botanical illustration still matters in the digital age | CPR

Essay: Why botanical illustration still matters in ...

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Weekly Denver Cruise Ride biking event swells, faces growing pains and neighborhood foes

It's Wednesday night, and Punch Bowl Social, the 24...

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Facebook Profile Pictures Taken Over by Giraffes: Behind the Invasion

On the morning of October 26, Andrew Sturgnell , a ...

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The Boulder Tattoo Project puts poetry in motion

Anne Waldman's love letter to Boulder is drenched in water references. They seem fitting, since the city just suffered through...

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A Former Playboy Bunny’s Review

The Playboy Club had just premiered, the new NBC show about Playboy Bunnies back in the day. I watched it, then followed the tweets as they trended through time zones across the country. There were th...

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Dad, the Apollos and the End of Space Shuttle Era Sadness | Guest ...

I can't even recall a time that I wasn't cognisant of the fact that I lived in a country that actively pioneered space exploration. I ...

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Digital portfolios for journalists: What are your options? | Poynter.

by Susanna Speier Published Apr. 10, 2013 11:00 am Updated Apr. 12, 2013 11: 43 am. Until recently, many journalists...

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Searching for the Best Franchises for Minorities

Trying to determine which franchise opportunities are the best for minorities seems straightforward enough. However, when you actually dig in and attempt to pinpoint the definitive source material tha...

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Pinterest analysis: PBS, USA Today engage with readers most effectively

Several websites, including this one, have published articles recently about how journalists are using Pinterest. But none of these offers data-based analyses that measure whether newsrooms are using ...

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Eco fashion struts its stuff in Boulder

The start was refreshingly casual. A lone model snapped the base of the catwalk into action as music, lights and fashion forward torsos glided uptempo.
By the time the models hit the enormous Green Ru...

State of the state; EntrepreneursColorado Business Magazine | Weisner Media

Posted: December 01, 2009By Susanna Speier
"What are you good at? What do you need help with?"
Those were questions asked to match mentors with the finalists of the Rocky Mountain Clean Tech Open when...

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Did Rapid DNA Analysis Verify Osama Bin Laden's Death? | Guest ...

A few years ago, I worked as a Writing Department Intern for C.S.I. Crime Scene Investigation and C.S.I. New York. Seeing producers, writers and real ...

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Profiling U.S. Immigrants Who Invest in Franchise Opportunities

The Napkin that Changed My Life
Anoune Mbengue’s franchise investment career began when he picked up a paper napkin.
Branded napkins are not unique to American fast food franchises. Mbengue, however,...