Meet the editor: David Slifka, webmaster

David Slifka

David Slifka is the webmaster of The Collegian for the 2020-21 school year and a fourth-year student majoring in journalism and media communications and minoring in music, stage and sports production and legal studies. 

Slifka has been involved with Rocky Mountain Student Media since his freshman year. Previously, Slifka has worked as digital production manager of The Collegian and music director of KCSU-FM along with being a DJ for the station. Over the past 1 1/2 years, Slifka has curated The Stump, a newsletter highlighting new Collegian content, which will continue on during the school year. If that is of interest, you can subscribe here.

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“Slifka is ready to take this publication to higher levels on the digital platform and to continue to craft his journalistic skills.”

This past summer, Slifka worked three jobs and spent his free time studying for the LSAT. After Colorado State University, he plans on taking the exam and starting his journey to law school.

Beyond the newsroom, Slifka loves spending as much time as he can in the outdoors with friends while fishing, hiking, mountain biking and snowboarding. When he is not enjoying these hobbies, it is not uncommon for him to be playing ultimate Frisbee on campus or practicing his musical skills at home.  

Slifka is ready to take this publication to higher levels on the digital platform and to continue to craft his journalistic skills. He also is looking into transmedia storytelling and incorporating that within The Collegian’s content.

David Slifka can be reached at dslifka@collegian.com or on Twitter @slifkadavid.