Longtime Camera editor Kevin Kaufman dies

BOULDER — Kevin Kaufman, a longtime editor of the Daily Camera, died on Sunday due to complications from cancer.

Kaufman, who was 62, died at his Louisville home, reports the Daily Camera.

Kaufman served as executive editor and as vice president of news operations for Prairie Mountain Media. In 1994 he joined the Camera as assistant city editor before he became city editor. In 2005 he was named managing editor and by the end of 2006 was made executive editor. Kaufman helped spearhead the development of the Camera’s Boulder offices into a digital design hub for all 13 papers in the Prairie Mountain Media group.

On the day Kaufman died, he received the Keeper of the Flame Award from the Colorado chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Kaufman, a Colorado native, is survived by his wife, Deanna; two adult daughters; and five brothers and sisters.

BOULDER — Kevin Kaufman, a longtime editor of the Daily Camera, died on Sunday due to complications from cancer.

Kaufman, who was 62, died at his Louisville home, reports the Daily Camera.

Kaufman served as executive editor and as vice president of news operations for Prairie Mountain Media. In 1994 he joined the Camera as assistant city editor before he became city editor. In 2005 he was named managing editor and by the end of 2006 was made executive editor. Kaufman helped spearhead the development of the Camera’s Boulder offices into a digital design hub for all 13 papers in the Prairie Mountain Media group.

On the day Kaufman died, he received the Keeper of the Flame Award from the Colorado chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Kaufman, a Colorado native, is survived by his wife, Deanna; two adult daughters; and five brothers and sisters.