Westword has been Denver’s leading independent news source since 1977. Every day we publish original reporting and compelling writing on local news, restaurants, music, arts and culture, providing a vital resource for readers who want to understand and engage with their community.



Westword’s sales department comprises driven and energetic individuals who offer our diverse range of clients a variety of marketing solutions. While we’re always looking for new clients, we continue to launch new products to meet our clients’ needs – whether it’s driving new business, general branding campaigns or advertising events.



Westword’s marketing team oversees the planning and execution of our annual signature events and all of Westword’s efforts, including promotion of clients and daily engagement with our readers.



Our production department works closely with both the sales and marketing teams to create innovative campaigns for our clients and partners.

  • Future – 401k plans so that you can plan for the fututre.
  • Holidays – Time to spend with family and friends.
  • Insurance – Health, dental and vision to keep you healthy.
  • Vacation – Time to re-charge the batteries.
  • Fellowships – An unparalleled opportunity for young writers who wish to pursue a career in magazine-style journalism.

And More!


Westword’s legacy has held steady throughout its 41 years in business supporting the community in a way no other publication has. From being the city’s premier entertainment resource to providing advertising solutions to local and national businesses Westword is a key element to Denver’s fast-paced living. Our support for the community stretches far and wide from supporting organizations like Youth on Record, Civic Center Conservancy, the Denver Health Foundation, Food Bank of the Rockies, Dolls for Daughters and Volunteers of America. Scott Tobias, CEO & Denver Westword Publisher

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