Christina Lords is the editor-in-chief of the Idaho Capital Sun and has been a professional journalist covering local and state government since graduating from the University of Idaho in 2009. A Pocatello native, Lords is a fifth-generation Idahoan who served as a reporter at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News and the Post Register in Idaho Falls and served as assistant editor for the Idaho Press in Nampa. She also led the Idaho Statesman in Boise for two years before turning to nonprofit journalism. She has 14 writing awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Idaho Press Club and UISAPA, including first-place writing awards for general reporting, column writing and editorial writing.
In her free time, Lords loves nerding out to Ken Burns documentaries, dancing to live music and exploring new roads.