Chandra Thomas Whitfield

Fellow, Us@250

Chandra Thomas Whitfield is co-host and producer of "Colorado Matters," a daily interview-style, public affairs show on Colorado Public Radio. An award-winning multimedia journalist, her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Essence, Ebony,, and The Huffington Post. In 2020, she hosted and produced the Clarion-award-winning podcast, In The Gap, about how pay inequity and discrimination impacts the lives – and livelihoods – of working Black women in America. She will be reporting on how Colorado’s rapidly growing 65 and over population requires more public and civic engagement to thrive.