Colorado Watch is dedicated to uncovering the truth, wherever it may lead, through investigative journalism. We adhere to the nonpartisan pursuit of facts and are an independent watchdog that digs to uncover abuses of power, failures and betrayals of the public trust in Colorado. Through the sustained and vigorous focus of our investigative journalism we seek to right wrongs and spur reform. We are beholden to no political entity, partisan group or special interest and are dedicated to fiercely pursuing investigative reporting for the people of Colorado.
MEET THE TEAM
Christopher Osher
Christopher Osher is a senior investigative reporter and editor for Colorado Watch. His work as an investigative reporter has regularly spurred reform and meaningful change in Colorado in the form of criminal investigations and criminal charges, new laws and regulations, resignations and legislative initiatives. He formerly was an investigative reporter at The Denver Post and worked at newspapers in Virginia, Iowa, Ohio, Arkansas and Pennsylvania before arriving in Denver in 2005. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas, where he learned under the guidance of Roy Reed, who covered the civil rights movement for The New York Times. His work has garnered numerous state, regional and national awards, including a 2012 selection as the best in government reporting by Governing magazine, a 3rd place National Headliner award in 2013, a Best in the West investigative reporting award in 2013 and a 3rd place public service award from the National Society of Professional Journalists in 2011. He also was a leading contributor to work that was a 2012 finalist for an IRE (Investigative Reporters and Editors) Freedom of Information award for “Failed to Death,” a series of stories exposing the deaths of Colorado children under the watch of the state’s child protective system. Contact Christopher at chris.osher@gazette.com
Evan Wyloge
Evan Wyloge is a data/investigative reporter at The Colorado Springs Gazette, focused on accountability reporting of statewide importance. Previously, he worked for The Desert Sun/USA Today Network, the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting and the Arizona Capitol Times. He has contributed to The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Center for Public Integrity, Huffington Post, Mashable, The Sydney Daily Telegraph, France24, NCSL State Legislatures Magazine and others. He earned a degree in political science and French from Northern Arizona University and a master’s degree in journalism from Arizona State University. Contact Evan at evan.wyloge@gazette.com