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 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.
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 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.
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?
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.
Tonight, more than 6,000 people in the metro area won’t have homes of their own to sleep in. Even more are on the verge of homelessness because of rising housing costs and a surging population. Think it couldn’t happen to you?
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.