Jerilyn Forsythe's Writing Portfolio

An experienced editor and versatile writer, my work spans many genres—from breaking news and in-depth investigations into road safety, military occupation, or oral cancer to service packages on pets, personal finance, outdoor recreation, shopping, and travel. Below you'll find a smattering of the pieces I've penned. For additional information or work samples— including photography and videography—please get in touch with me via or my LinkedIn.


The luxury lingerie and loungewear brand is perfectly sensual, functional, and affordable.

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After a year as chaotic and unsettling as 2020, dentists everywhere could be forgiven for choosing to think of anything but the aesthetics of their practices. Yet design prevailed.


The ADX — the only federal supermax prison in the U.S. — is home to some of the world's most dangerous criminals, including El Chapo, who was transferred to the penitentiary in July. Here, the infamous men you never knew resided in Colorado.


If you had quizzed me two years ago on where I thought I’d be right now, the Gulf Coast probably wouldn’t have been my first—or fifth—guess.


These are the most innovative new products, services and business leaders in dentistry.


This personal essay is part of "The Art of Dying Well," a 5280 magazine feature that won a national magazine award—the highest honor in the industry.


If you grew up obsessed with TV shows like Dateline, 20/20, and Forensic Files, these podcasts are for you.


Our fourth annual rundown of our profession’s heaviest hitters has never been more fraught—because the industry has never faced anything quite like the pandemic. How have these top players achieved their current perches—and where are they, and dentistry itself, headed in the months and years ahead?


There are days I barely find the time to get dressed and ready — let alone shop for new clothes. That’s why I decided to test out Amazon Prime Wardrobe.


The once-a-decade, mandatory survey is kind of a big deal. We break down what's at stake for the Centennial State.


The COVID-19 public health crisis has us postponing and cancelling travel plans—with good reason. Luckily, airlines are responding by loosening their normal cancellation and change policies.


In its own way, 2020 has made our point for us: When the chips are down, America’s top young dental talent will rise to the occasion.


From why their representation matters to an introduction to each candidate, here's your guide to the Mile High City's 2019 City Council election.


Oral cancer strikes nearly 50,000 Americans annually, half of whom  will die within five years. Its mortality rate has remained stubbornly high—so why isn’t the disease higher on the public radar? And what steps can dentists take to help arrest the damage of this persistent scourge?

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More than 600 people died on Colorado roadways in 2016, and in Denver, traffic fatalities have gone up every year since 2005. Why is this happening—and what can we do about it?


At Options Laboratory School, Dyryl Burnett is trying to teach “the way of the world” to his students through music, in the same way his high school music teacher did many years ago.

Whether you’re alone or with your same quarantine family you’ve been with since March, here are more than a dozen fun (yes, really—fun!) ways to enjoy the holidays during a pandemic.

Part manual, memoir, and manifesto, Fight Like a Mother by the founder of Moms Demand Action is a must read for anyone who wants to help mend America’s gun violence epidemic.

From dramatic seaside views on the Oregon coast to boating in the Gulf of Mexico, here are affordable, low-key, and totally awesome road trips you can take right now.

With its grand opening just around the corner, the team behind the church for "Elevationists" is carefully managing legal and neighborhood concerns.

Amazon Warehouse might just be the e-commerce site’s least talked about service, so I decided to try it out — and write this guide to help you make the most of Amazon Warehouse deals, too.

Denver's standup scene is as vibrant as ever—and the host of live performances happening each night prove it.

Residents of the island of Vieques, off the coast of Puerto Rico, say the U.S. Navy's bombing range there has contaminated the land and sickened the people, all of them U.S. citizens.

When she was diagnosed with hypothyroidism in 2004, Phoenix resident Jody Clute had no idea it would lead her, and her city, to revisit one of the biggest public health debates of the 20th century – water fluoridation.

New York Times bestseller Will Schwalbe’s newest work is one for the voracious reader in all of us.

What’s the deal with 3.2 beer? And why do I find myself frequenting Glendale's Super Target?

In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, an unprecedented number of American women are showing interest in holding political office. Meet five Coloradans who are part of this historic shift.