Mr. Kurtis Lee
Kurtis Lee is a Colorado native who joined The Denver Post in 2011 as a reporter covering state and national politics. In 2013, he was the lead statehouse reporter for The Post's coverage of Colorado's controversial debate over gun-control measures and he reported extensively on the historic recall elections of two state lawmakers that ensued. Moreover, he's filed on the ground reports from the scenes of mass shootings in 2012 at the Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colo., and Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. The Post won a Pulitzer for its breaking news coverage of the Aurora theater shooting.
As a reporter of many platforms, Lee helped spearhead online video efforts for The Post that included a weekly political roundtable show and a daily video newscast that tracked top breaking news stories in Colorado.
Prior to joining the newspaper, Lee worked as an online writer for the PBS NewsHour in Washington, D.C. He's a 2009 graduate of Temple University.