Jordyn started with the Durango Herald as a news intern in May 2011 before being hired as social media reporter. Before joining the Herald, she was a reporter,
copy editor and news editor at her collegiate paper The Collegian, Colorado's only daily student-run newspaper. She has won numerous awards, including as an editor when the Collegian was named one of the top-three daily student newspapers in the U.S. by Society of Professional Journalists. She graduated from Colorado State University in 2011.