COjourn was founded in 2011 by Ed Sadowski, librarian at Arapahoe Community College, Littleton. Ed also is the creator of the Colorado Issues Digest, a resource for Colorado issues and topics, as well as a number of other websites.
Ed has a background in journalism, public relations, freelance writing, publishing, website design, and librarianship. He has an MA in Librarianship and Information Management from the University of Denver and a BA in English from the University of Colorado. He has published scholarly papers as well as news and feature articles, and is the author of a book about the Internet. He is also a published poet and had a play selected by the Changing Scene Theatre, Denver.
Ed was a news editor for weekly newspapers in eastern Colorado. He has also contributed articles to suburban weekly newspapers, The Denver Post,NationalEnquirer,Westword, DenverMagazine, and other publications. He was a photographer for the Denver CatholicRegister. He also worked for a public relations firm in Denver and as a news intern for Colorado Public Radio. Ed has also conducted consumer market surveys and political polls, including a stint with the Gallup Poll in London, England.
As a librarian in the Denver area, Ed has coordinated library events and handled publicity, social media, and newsletters. He teaches library research classes and how to use the Internet. He is the author TheSavvy Surfer's Guideto the Best Websites. He founded and coordinated the Littleton Internet Users Group.
He was born in England and from the age of ten has lived in Colorado. He shares a house with a screechy, squawky conure parrot in old Englewood.