Colleen Kelly

Mobile and Social Media Editor |
Phone: 612-673-7400
Colleen manages many of the social media accounts at the Star Tribune, trains reporters on mobile technology, and plans content for mobile and tablet news apps. She has worked as a news and features designer and editor at newspapers including the Miami Herald, the St. Paul Pioneer Press, El Mundo (Lima, Peru), and the Columbia Daily Tribune. Her journalism degree is from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Recent content from Colleen Kelly

Yellowstone herd arrives in Montana

More than 100 bison from the storied herd of Yellowstone National Park arrived in northeastern Montana last week as part...

Updated: November 20, 2014, - 08:50 PM

'10 worst toys' list

A consumer group issued the "10 Worst Toys" list to remind parents and consumers of the potential hazards in some...

Updated: November 20, 2014, - 11:30 AM

Buffalo buried by snow storm

A ferocious storm dumped massive piles of snow on parts of upstate New York, trapping residents in their homes and...

Updated: November 19, 2014, - 04:31 PM

Grape salad? Minnesotans bite back on social media

The New York Times picked state-by-state classic dishes for Thanksgiving. Most Minnesotans beg to differ with the choice of Grape Salad, using #embracethegrape and #grapegate on Twitter.

Updated: November 19, 2014, - 02:32 PM

Poppy display will stay

Parts of a display of almost a million ceramic poppies that have filled the Tower of London moat to mark...

Updated: November 08, 2014, - 04:29 PM

Top tweets: Social media erupts with #pointergate reaction

After a KSTP report said Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges flashed a gang sign in a photo with a convicted felon, many disagreed -- some with outrage, others with humor.

Updated: November 07, 2014, - 10:58 PM

You voted! Best reader photos from #Election2014

Minnesotans, their children and pets all happily sported #IVoted sitckers today after doing their civic duty. Here are some of our favorites.

Updated: November 04, 2014, - 04:56 PM

Take a bite out of the Big Apple, without breaking the bank

With careful planning, a smattering of credit card points, subway passes and a sense of adventure, a family of four tackles Manhattan.

Updated: October 19, 2014, - 10:50 AM

New York City shines in summer

A trip to New York City doesn't have to break the bank if you focus on free and discounted attractions.

Updated: October 18, 2014, - 07:45 PM

What is travel hacking — and how do you get started?

In a nutshell, travel hacking is working to accumulate miles, points or elite status to travel for free, or as...

Updated: October 18, 2014, - 07:39 PM

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