Colorado Springs Independent Offers $1,000 To Replace Managing Editor

july 13, 2006  08:17 am
Colorado Springs Independent Managing Editor Vanessa Martinez is leaving the paper to help launch the Rocky Mountain Chronicle, an alternative newsweekly scheduled to debut in Fort Collins this October. With her departure, the Independent seeks to fill "one of the most important, challenging and fun jobs in the Pikes Peak region: editor of Colorado's second-largest locally owned media enterprise." Because the paper is hoping to find a new editor with local ties, it is turning to its readership for suggestions. As incentive, the individual "who persuades the right candidate to apply" will be given $1,000. Application information is available on