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Bio


Barbara Lay Platts

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Barbara Lay Platts

Barbara Lay Platts...

is a Colorado-based columnist exploring the ever changing landscapes affecting the millenial generation.

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Commentary


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COmmentary

Barbara lay platts...

writes weekly columns for: The Aspen Times Weekly & The Telluride Daily Planet. She also has received 10 awards from the Colorado Press Association for her columns including: Best Serious Column, Best Humorous Column, and others.

All In The Family - How One Family Brought Their Ranch To Life And Invited The Community In

All In The Family - How One Family Brought Their Ranch To Life And Invited The Community In

Shackled in a Ski Town - Behind Locked Doors

Shackled in a Ski Town - Behind Locked Doors

Sober October - 30 Days in Without Booze in the Drunkest City in the State

Sober October - 30 Days in Without Booze in the Drunkest City in the State

Bubblegum Punch - Experiencing My First Wedding Sans Booze

Bubblegum Punch - Experiencing My First Wedding Sans Booze

Death of a Mountain Town - Aspen Has Lost Its Wild West Persona, But Maybe That's Not All Bad

Death of a Mountain Town - Aspen Has Lost Its Wild West Persona, But Maybe That's Not All Bad

Love The Wine You're With - A Thriving Wine Industry In Our Backyard

Love The Wine You're With - A Thriving Wine Industry In Our Backyard

Race To The Summit - How A Little Bit Of Pain Can Go A Long Way

Race To The Summit - How A Little Bit Of Pain Can Go A Long Way

Deeper Than Powder - Reflections On A Recent Death In Aspen

Deeper Than Powder - Reflections On A Recent Death In Aspen

Greif: One Year Later

Greif: One Year Later

I Don't Want To Grow Up - Being Pan In Aspen

I Don't Want To Grow Up - Being Pan In Aspen

I Am My Dog's Mother - Succumbing To The Slippery Slope To Parenthood

I Am My Dog's Mother - Succumbing To The Slippery Slope To Parenthood

The Damage Of Generalizing - Harmful Insults Only Widen The Generation Gap

The Damage Of Generalizing - Harmful Insults Only Widen The Generation Gap

'Twas The Night Before Ski Day

'Twas The Night Before Ski Day

Say You Will, Sayulita - A Family Vacation In A Magical Mexican Town

Say You Will, Sayulita - A Family Vacation In A Magical Mexican Town

Can't Buy Me Aspen - Why Living In Aspen Is Priceless

Can't Buy Me Aspen - Why Living In Aspen Is Priceless

The Lawn Rules - The Dos And Don'ts Of The Lawn Next To The Bnedict Music

The Lawn Rules - The Dos And Don'ts Of The Lawn Next To The Bnedict Music

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Magazine


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Barbara Lay Platts...

worked as the Associate Editor and Marketing Coordinator for Modern Luxury's Aspen Magazine from 2014-2016. She is currently a freelance writer for the publication. She reported to directly to the President of Modern Luxury Media/Publisher, Alan Klein and Editor-In-Cheif Cindy Hirschfeld.

Associate Editor / Marketing Coordinator

Associate Editor / Marketing Coordinator

Freelance writer

Freelance writer

Associate Editor / Marketing Coordinator

Associate Editor / Marketing Coordinator

Associate Editor / Marketing Coordinator

Associate Editor / Marketing Coordinator

Associate Editor / Marketing Coordinator

Associate Editor / Marketing Coordinator

Associate Editor / Marketing Coordinator

Associate Editor / Marketing Coordinator

Associate Editor / Marketing Coordinator

Associate Editor / Marketing Coordinator

Associate Editor / Marketing Coordinator

Associate Editor / Marketing Coordinator

Associate Editor / Marketing Coordinator

Associate Editor / Marketing Coordinator

Associate Editor / Marketing Coordinator

Associate Editor / Marketing Coordinator

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Radio


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Radio

BARBARA LAY PLATTS...

has produced environmentally focused, community and millennial oriented stories for NPR's member station, Aspen Public Radio. In addition to reporting, she served as the Digital Content Manager where she managed the website as well as created a weekly newsletter covering local politics and happenings.