Ian Silverii provides the progressive perspective on politics for 9NEWS.
Ian is currently the executive director of ProgressNow Colorado, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization which acts as the collective voice for the progressive movement in Colorado.
ProgressNow's work is based in freedom, fairness, opportunity and responsibility, and they leverage the full scope of digital and traditional media to promote a more progressive state, correct misinformation, and hold elected officials accountable.
Ian started his career in Colorado Politics in 2006 as a legislative aide in the State House of Representatives, and has since worked on every level of political campaigns in Colorado.
Ian is the former executive director of the Colorado Democratic Party's House Majority Project as well as the former Chief of Staff to Speaker of the State House of Representatives, Dickey Lee Hullinghorst.
Ian grew up in New Jersey and moved to Colorado immediately upon graduating from Rutgers University with a degree in Philosophy in 2007. He lives in Lakewood with his wife Brittany and their cat Mr. Sophie.