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

Cheers! Hipsters rejoice as Surly opens destination brewery

The moment you’ve all been waiting for is here, Surly Nation. After four years in the law-changing making, Surly opens...

Updated: December 19, 2014, - 04:51 PM

South Dakota pulls 'Don't Jerk and Drive' safety campaign

South Dakota officials have decided to yank a "Don't Jerk and Drive" safety campaign after a powerful legislator and some members of the public latched on to the sexual innuendo in the phrase.

Updated: December 12, 2014, - 07:01 PM

Cross-country skiing in Minnesota

Cross-country skiers enjoy the cold and snow at Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove in late November.

Updated: December 05, 2014, - 12:15 PM

Top Photos: Nov. 28

A selection of the best photos of the day from around the Twin Cities and the world.

Updated: November 28, 2014, - 07:26 PM

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

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