Caption: Managing editor Matt Lit and director Jenn Eytcheson at the fundraising event
By Jennifer Eytcheson
It was a great feeling to see the community of Crestone gather to support their local newspaper during the Wine, Cheese & Silent Fundraiser on Saturday, June 15th. In a testament to the goodwill that permeates our town, we raised $1,300 in just a few hours from all locally donated goods.
But this event is only the beginning of our journey. Our aspirations are set higher, with a summer target of $15,000 firmly in our sights. We are using these funds to expand our news coverage,...
Crestone Eagle Community Media (CECM) is pleased to announce that Jennifer Eytcheson is returning to the Eagle and has been named the Business & Operations Manager. She will lead the direction of the paper going forward, oversee operations, systems and technology, and manage staff.
Eytcheson was the Eagle’s advertising manager for five years, and is excited to return to what she calls her “happy place.” She will work closely with the CECM board to ensure the paper’s continued success and expansion.
“I’m really passionate about getting the operations and sys- tems of the Eagle back in place, and I’m very excited to take things to a new level,” she said.
Now that the...
December, 1989 I published the first Crestone Eagle newspaper. It was a huge leap of faith. Crestone was small then, but big things were happening. I felt that people needed to know about them. I started out small. But the amount of community support for this wild endeavor was huge.