Chad Franzen


Chad Franzen is a Boulder native who covers the education beat for Under The Flatirons.  He has worked as a news and sports director for small-market radio stations in Nebraska, Colorado, Iowa and Wyoming.  In that experience, he covered school board meetings, provided play-by-play for the local high school sports teams, and hosted public affairs and coaches shows. He’s currently in pursuit of his master’s in journalism from the University of Colorado, and recently received an MBA from the University of Denver.  He enjoys running and hiking, and is a big fan of the Broncos, Nuggets and Colorado Buffaloes.

E-mail Chad at  See more of his graduate work here.