Kylea Henseler covers county government for the Ouray County Plaindealer in Ouray, Colorado. Before this, she reported on Miami Beach city government for Miami Today, and pitched in on feature stories about education, health, transportation and the environment. A graduate of the University of Miami, she was the executive editor of Distraction, a student-run lifestyle magazine, and contributed photos and reporting on a variety of topics, including the struggles of new teachers, the lineage of local drag families and volunteers who turned a Miami dump into a mountain bike park. In her downtime, Henseler enjoys training jujitsu and biking.
Beat: Ouray County government
In this small rural community, the reporter keeps the community informed about their public officials' actions and how public resources are being used. There are no other media outlets that cover Ouray County government entities with any regularity; this reporter upholds journalism's duty.