Updated October 2017
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Adrian D. Garcia                                                                                                     Clips:


April 2016 to Present
Online-only news startup
Business and Data Reporter

  • Report on commercial real estate projects, new breweries and policy changes in the craft beer industry and companies looking to locate in the Denver metro area
  • Develop beat coverage and story ideas that provide breaking, relevant information that our growing audience cannot find elsewhere in the market

The Fort Collins Coloradoan
May 2014 to April 2016
USA TODAY Network newspaper
Growth and Data Reporter

  • Covered trend stories on Northern Colorado’s rapidly growing population, startup scene and development
  • Promoted after covering breaking news, oil and gas and regional trends in Weld County, Colorado

I-News Network
September 2013 to April 2014
Investigative public-service arm of Rocky Mountain PBS
Reporting Intern

  • Produced data-based stories around the growth in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants and assisted in record and data collection for enterprise team
  • Managed social media feeds and increased online presence

The Denver Post
January to August 2013
Digital First Media newspaper in the Denver metropolitan area
Paid City Desk Intern

  • Worked with the city and business desks as a general assignment reporter covering breaking news, events and human interest stories
  • Advanced from a part-time to full-time intern after five months


▪ Excel ▪ Social media ▪ Mobile video ▪ SEO ▪ LinkedIn for reporting
▪ Reader Metrics ▪ Google Fusion Tables


ProPublica Data Institute
June 2016

  • An 11-day intensive workshop on how to use data, design and code for journalism

University of Colorado Boulder
2010 to 2014

  • Bachelor of Science – Journalism
  • Bachelor of Arts – Psychology
  • Cross Campus Entrepreneurship Certificate for Non-Business Students

Study Abroad
Summer 2012

  • Entrepreneurship & Empowerment in South Africa


▪ The Society of Professional Journalists Colorado Chapter ▪ Denver Press Club
▪ Chips Quinn Scholars ▪ Investigative Reporters and Editors