Kelley worked as a staffer in the Colorado Legislature for more than five years
covering five legislative sessions. He left in 2006 as the communications
director for the Senate Minority Office. His campaign experience includes work
as the communications director and spokesman for a statewide ballot initiative
in 2008, and as the communications director for a U.S. Senate candidate in 2004. Kelley has also been a newspaper reporter and magazine columnist, and lived and
worked in Japan for a year and a half. He hold a B.S. in journalism from
CU-Boulder and an M.A. in political science from CU-Denver.
In the Summer 2012 semester, he taught a course on Media and Public Policy for
the School of Public Affairs.
is currently employed as a statistician for a law firm in downtown
Denver. Prior experience includes work as a staffer in the
Colorado Legislature, communications work on multiple campaigns, and as a
newspaper reporter in Durango, Colorado. He has also lived and worked in
Japan. Kelley holds a B.S. in journalism from CU-Boulder and an M.A. in
political science from CU-Denver.