Steve Sack

Editorial Cartoonist
Phone: 612-673-4427
St. Paul native Steve Sack is the 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner for editorial cartooning. Judges noted Sack’s “diverse collection of cartoons, using an original style and clever ideas to drive home his unmistakable point of view.” Upon winning the award, the ever-humble Sack downplayed his immense skill: "My job description is simple. I read the paper, crack a joke, and draw a picture," he told the newsroom. He's been the Star Tribune's editorial cartoonist since 1981 and was a Pulitzer finalist in 2004. The Pulitzer judges said Sack stood apart because of his “vivid, distinctive cartoons that used creative metaphors for high-impact results.” Sack is a member of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. He’s won numerous national honors for his work, including a Sigma Delta Chi Award (2003), National Headliner Award (2003), Scripps-National Journalism Award (2004) and the Berryman Award from the National Press Foundation (2006.) He attended the University of Minnesota, where he illustrated features and drew editorial cartoons for the Minnesota Daily, the school’s newspaper. He later served as staff cartoonist for the Journal-Gazette in Fort Wayne, Ind. He now lives in Bloomington, Minn. His personal website is

Recent content from Steve Sack

Sack cartoon: Zygi Wilf's money

Updated: September 14, 2013, - 04:03 PM

Sack cartoon: 'Repeal Obamacare'

Updated: September 12, 2013, - 07:01 PM

Sack cartoon: Obama's letter opener

Updated: September 11, 2013, - 06:47 PM

Sack cartoon: Michele Bachmann rewrites history

Updated: September 10, 2013, - 09:25 PM

Sack cartoon: Stop Obamacare

Updated: September 08, 2013, - 08:33 PM

Sack cartoon: Threats to Minnesotans

Updated: September 07, 2013, - 05:13 PM

Steve Sack cartoon: Minnesota Disharmony

Updated: September 05, 2013, - 09:05 PM

Sack cartoon: Peace Prize President?

Updated: September 04, 2013, - 07:07 PM

Sack cartoon: Impeachment blather

Updated: August 31, 2013, - 04:16 PM

Sack cartoon: Speaker Boehner's twerking

Updated: August 29, 2013, - 09:20 PM

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