Position: Special Projects Coordinator/Editor

Email: [email protected]

Phone Number: 970-564-6037

About: Dale Shrull joined the Cortez Journal in June 2011 as Special Projects Coordinator. His duties range from working on special sections and projects to writing stories and columns. He is a western Colorado native and has written a book on the early history of his hometown of New Castle, Colo.
Prior to graduating from Metropolitan State College of Denver at the age of 31 and getting into journalism, Shrull dabbled in a variety of professions. Some of his jobs included coal mining, carpentry, truck driving, cook , waiter, landscaping, pizza delivery and cemetery worker.
He enjoys cycling, hiking, fishing, traveling and watching his cat drink out of the toilet.
Shrull has won numerous awards from the National Newspaper Association, Inland Press Association, Colorado Press Association and the Associated Press.
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