Summit Multimedia Workshop

Jim brings a new perspective of journalism and creative writing. He also found unique ways to complement the words with visual works and online distribution.

My Story

Jim Sheeler is a “scholar in residence” at the University of Colorado and freelance reporter. He won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for feature writing while reporting for the Rocky Mountain News. Sheeler is the author of “Final Salute”, which was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award, and “Obit”. He previously contributed to“Best Newspaper Writing 2006-2007”, and “Life on the Death Beat”. Sheeler has won numerous national writing awards and served as a featured guest speaker for military and journalism organizations. He has a B.A. in journalism from Colorado State University and an M.A. in journalism from the University of Colorado.