Editorial writer and columnist |
Lori writes editorials and a weekly column about topics she has covered for more than 40 years, state government and politics. She's also a regular panelist on the Playing Politics podcast. Lori joined the Minneapolis Tribune as a summer replacement reporter in 1975, returned as a reporter in 1976, and was lead Capitol reporter and a newsroom assignment editor before joining the editorial staff in 1992. A native of South Dakota, Lori is a graduate of Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and a member of that institution's Board of Trustees. She has been the author, ghostwriter or editor of 11 books, including "A Man's Reach: The Autobiography of Elmer L. Andersen," "Her Honor: Rosalie Wahl and the Minnesota Women's Movement," and "The Pillsburys of Minnesota." Her latest book is "When Republicans Were Progressive" by Dave Durenberger, to be released in September 2018. She is a three-time winner of the Minnesota Book Award. She is a three-time winner of the Minnesota Book Award. Lori lives in St. Paul with her husband; they have three grown children.
Rachel Hutton writes features for the Star Tribune. She previously served as the editor of Minnesota Monthly magazine and as City Pages' food critic.
Commentary editor and columnist |
D.J. is the commentary editor, a weekly columnist and a regular contributor to the Playing Politics podcast. He has been a writer, editor and publisher in Twin Cities journalism for nearly four decades. Tice was an editor at Corporate Report Minnesota and Twin Cities magazines, editor and publisher at the Twin Cities Reader, and an editorial writer and columnist for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. From 2003-2009, he was the Star Tribune's state political editor, directing coverage of the Legislature, state government, the Minnesota congressional delegation, and elections. He is the author of two books of popular history. His collection of ordinary Minnesotans' memories, Minnesota's Twentieth Century, published by the University of Minnesota Press, was awarded the Minnesota Book Award for history in 2000.
Dan Browning is an award-winning general assignment reporter covering Greater Minnesota on the regional team. He has experience cover federal courts and agencies, investigations, medical research and health care, financial services, military affairs and government. He has also been an editor overseeing suburban coverage, an assistant business editor, and computer-assisted reporting editor. Dan has master's degrees in international journalism from USC, and in journalism from the University of Oregon at Eugene.
Senior Digital Editor |
Colleen leads the Star Tribune's digital content and strategic efforts on the home page, mobile platforms, social media and analytics. She also teaches editing as an adjunct at the University of Minnesota. Colleen has worked as an editor and designer at the Miami Herald, the St. Paul Pioneer Press and El Mundo (Lima, Peru). Her journalism degree is from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Digital Features Editor |
Tom Horgen is the digital features editor for the Star Tribune's Variety section, overseeing online and social media strategy. He has covered nightlife, restaurants, music, fashion, film, comic books and art for the paper.
Multiplatform editor |
Jim is from Sunrise, Minn., but has lived most of his life in St. Paul. He's been a reporter, columnist and copy editor at several dailies, including the St. Paul Dispatch and Pioneer Press, Red Wing Republican Eagle, Mankato Free Press, Eau Claire (Wis.) Leader-Telegram and the St. Petersburg Times. He worked two years as a reporter in the Star Tribune's East Metro Bureau. Follow @StribJAnderson
Editor and Senior Vice President |
Rene has been the top newsroom executive at the Star Tribune since 2013. He joined the company in 2004 and earlier served as senior managing editor and Sunday editor. He previously worked as a reporter for The Washington Post and The Times-Picayune in New Orleans.
Team Leader |
West | East Suburbs
Kevin Duchschere has worked as a reporter and editor for the Star Tribune since 1989, covering Hennepin County, St. Paul City Hall, the Minnesota Legislature, other metro counties and numerous stadium campaigns. He was St. Paul bureau chief from 2005 to 2007, and a lead reporter on the Coleman-Franken race and recall in 2008 and 2009. He has been a metro editor for the Suburbs team since 2015.
Multiplatform Editor |
As a multiplatform editor, Lisa Bain does a mix of page design and copy editing for the Nation & World and Science & Health sections. Before coming to the StarTribune, she worked as a copy editor and page designer for the Monitor newspaper in McAllen, Texas. Bain graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in scientific and technical communication.
Assistant Arts & Entertainment editor |
Christy DeSmith edits the Star Tribune's music and dance coverage. She's also creator and editor of our 10,000 Takes essay project. In her previous roles at the Star Tribune, she was founding editor of the annual Best of MN title and the weekly Outdoors Weekend section.
Assistant Managing Editor |
Sue Campbell leads features coverage, including lifestyle, arts and entertainment, food, travel, books and homes content, and is also the Editorial Director of the Star Tribune Magazine. After working for 20 years at the Pioneer Press, she left newspapers to work in digital-only endeavors, including being the top editor at PBS/Next Avenue. She returned to daily news at the STrib in 2016.
Sharyn Jackson joined the Star Tribune in 2014. Before moving to Minnesota, she was a reporter for USA Today and the Des Moines Register in Iowa, and an editor at the Village Voice in New York City. She has a master's in journalism from Columbia University.
Senior Editor, Arts & Entertainment |
Senior A+E editor Tim Campbell literally grew up on the Twin Cities scene – Butch Thompson at the Lake Harriet Bandshell, Len Cariou and Barbara Bryne at the Guthrie, Prince at First Avenue, Husker Du and Suicide Commandos at the Longhorn, Eddie Berger at the AQ. Still growing, actually.
Photo Editor |
Dave Denney is an assigning editor and photo editor at the Star Tribune. Previously, he worked as a business and features photo editor here. Denney came to the StarTribune in 1996 after working at several Colorado newspapers including the Rocky Mountain News and Denver Post. He's a graduate of Ohio University.
Deputy Design Director/Features |
The long and winding road of journalism has taken Nicole on many journeys -- literally. After working at papers throughout the country as a reporter, editor and designer, she has happily settled into her current role as one of the leaders of the Star Tribune design team, specializing in the lifestyle and entertainment sections.
Deputy Managing Editor for News Operations |
She oversees news production, hiring, intern programs, newsroom finances and union relations. She has been with the Star Tribune since 1987, after working as a copy editor at newspapers in California, Indiana and North Dakota.
Senior editor |
Connie Nelson is the editor in charge of the lifestyles coverage for the Variety section.
Night Metro Editor |
Pamela came to Star Tribune in 1988 after working at the Duluth News Tribune and the Anchorage Daily News. Has worked at the Strib as a copy editor, reporter and metro team leader. Lives in Old Frontenac, Minn.
Taste editor |
Lee Svitak Dean is editor of the Taste section and supervises food stories, wine and restaurant coverage. She is the author of two books based on recipes from the Taste section: "The Cookie Book," and "Come One, Come All/ Easy Entertaining With Seasonal Menus."