Jim Trotter

Jim is highly regarded in Colorado journalism and beyond. He was the senior editor for investigative and enterprise journalism at the Rocky Mountain News when it closed in 2009. Since then, he has been with the Associated Press, responsible for enterprise journalism in 13 western states. Jim has edited Pulitzer Prize-winning articles and an Emmy-winning documentary. He has been a columnist at a major metropolitan newspaper and been editorial director for the public affairs show of a major metropolitan television station.

Recent Stories

Many Former Rocky Flats Workers Still Wait for Radiation Exposure Benefits

A worker holds a disk of  plutonium in a containment box at Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant near Golden, Colo., in this 1973 file photo.

Fewer than half of the 4,600 former Rocky Flats workers or their survivors who applied to a federal compensation program for health problems related to their exposure to radiation and other toxins have been approved. The $7 billion demolition and cleanup effort of the nuclear weapons plant was completed in 2005. Continue Reading →

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