Jeff assumed duties as assistant news editor and travel editor in June 2010 and soon after also became outdoors editor. He joined the Herald as weekend editor in 2008. A veteran journalist with more than 25 years experience, Jeff previously worked as a reporter and editor for the Sky-Hi News in Granby, The Daily Press in Paso Robles, Calif., The Desert Sun in Palm Springs, Calif., and The Fort Collins Coloradoan. Jeff is an avid mountaineer and active member of the Colorado Mountain Club (CMC), where he has served as a local group director, newsletter editor and Basic Mountaineering Course instructor, as well as editor and contributing writer/photographer of “The Best Durango Hikes,” published by CMC Press in the spring of 2011. He is the father of two college-age daughters.

Jeff Eisele

Assistant News Editor

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