J. Adrian Stanley
J. Adrian Stanley is the News Editor of the Colorado Springs Independent, where she’s spent over a decade covering everything from politics to environmental issues to homelessness and health care policy. In addition to writing, she currently oversees a team of dogged reporters, columnists and freelancers who are committed to seeking justice and telling our community’s stories.
Stanley previously worked as a news reporter for the Independent. Early in her career, she reported for the Colorado Springs Gazette and the Boulder Daily Camera.
Stanley is the winner of over 35 awards for her writing. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
When she’s not chasing stories, she enjoys volunteering in the community, mountain biking, climbing, travel and spending time with her husband Josh and Brixton the Cat.