Souhan was Sports Editor of his high school paper at Vianney in St. Louis. He wrote and edited for the Missourian at the University of Missouri, where he earned a journalism degree with an emphasis on American literature.
Wollemann was born in Milwaukee, have lived all over the country and even in Bulgaria for four years while teaching journalism at the American University in Bulgaria. After a short stay in Chicago (and a cross-country bike ride), Wollemann and his wife returned to Minnesota in 2017 and he returned to the Star Tribune to work as a news copy editor and "slot" (final read) editor.
A native of St. Joseph, Minn., Kuebelbeck and her husband have two daughters and live in St. Paul. She graduated from the College of St. Benedict and has a master's degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She has written two books related to the topics of prenatal diagnosis and palliative care, has been a copy editor for Better Homes & Gardens Special Interest Media, and also coordinates liturgical music for a church in St. Paul and plays piano and guitar. She and her husband, a journalism professor, recently spent a semester living in Prague.
Features Copy Desk Chief |
In addition to his duties as a copy editor, Hammond writes occasional Travel pieces and selects and edits material for the weekly automotive section, Drive.
Deputy Managing Editor for News Operations |
While at the Star Tribune, Stoxen has worked as page one editor, nation/world editor, Stribcast anchor, deputy metro editor, features team leader and copy editor.
Commentary editor and columnist |
Tice writes a weekly column and is 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 previously 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.
Editorial Editor and Vice President |
Gillespie has been editorial page editor since 2007. He was the lead editor on "Separate and Unequal," the series of editorials on underfunded Bureau of Indian Education schools that was a finalist for a 2015 Pulitzer Prize. Before joining Editorial, Gillespie was managing editor at the Star Tribune, responsible for the day-to-day operations of the newsroom. During his five-year tenure in that role, the news staff produced awarding-winning coverage on the death of Paul Wellstone, the war in Iraq and the collapse of the I-35W Bridge. Before being named managing editor, Gillespie served as the paper's assistant managing editor for local news and assistant managing editor for business news. He has more than 30 years of news reporting and editing experience at newspapers in Wisconsin and Minnesota. He served as a Pulitzer Prize juror in 2004, 2005, 2011 and 2012. Gillespie has a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has been an adjunct faculty member in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota.
Night home-page producer |
Vince Tuss is a producer working on the StarTribune.com home page most evenings. Before that, he was a copy editor and a night police reporter.
Assistant Night Coordinator |
Previous to being at the Star Tribune Rivers worked at the Lansing (Michigan) State Journal, first as a copy editor, then as the assistant sports editor and finally as the sports editor for three years. He also worked at the Winona Daily News, the Ottumwa (Iowa) Courier and the Decatur (Illinois) Herald & Review. A native of Winona, RIvers is a Winona Cotter High School and St. Mary's (Winona) University graduate.
Assistant Managing Editor |
Campbell has been a digital and print journalist for 25 years. She spent 20 years at the St. Paul Pioneer Press as a features and projects editor, ultimately moving to the Metro team, where she led the paper's coverage of courts, crime, communities and politics. Outside of newspapers, she was the editorial director for PBS/Next Avenue, a national digital project. She started her career as a magazine writer, and holds an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing. For 15 years, she lived on 13 acres in Scandia, Minnesota, where she raised chickens -- and three children. She recently returned to city living.
Philanthropy and the nonprofit community
"Prather attended high school in Fargo, N.D. and went on to earn a bachelor's of journalism from the University of Missouri. She has received additional training from Investigative Reporters & Editors and The Poynter Institute. She has covered everything from death penalty trials to growing pains in Twin Cities suburbs.
She has been recognized for her work by the Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists and the California News Publishers Association.
Johnson also spent 17 years as sports copy editor/layout editor at the Star Tribune after five years in a similar role with the St. Paul Pioneer Press. From 1991 through 1995, he was assistant sports editor and Penn State football beat writer for the Centre Daily Times in State College, Pa.
Digital copy desk chief |
Common has been at the Star Tribune since 2001. Before joining the online staff, he served as a suburban editor and a senior copy editor who supervised the production of our Business section. He was also the first "voice" behind the Star Tribune's Twitter feed back in 2010-11. Common grew up in Apple Valley and graduated from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. When he was little, he sat at his kitchen table pretending to be Dave Moore, reading news items aloud out of the Minneapolis Star. When not on the job, he is a fan of the Twins, the Lynx and, of course, the Northwestern Wildcats.
Outdoors Weekend Editor |
Timmons previously was the Page One layout and news editor at the St. Paul Pioneer Press. He's a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (Wis.) graduate.
Assistant Arts & Entertainment editor |
DeSmith was a magazine writer and editor for 10 years before joining the Star Tribune. A native of Circle Pines, Minn., she went to the University of Minnesota and is a proud first-generation college graduate. She lives in a highly musical household in Minneapolis with her husband (a conductor) and her daughter (an eager young pianist). When DeSmith isn't working, she enjoys running, reading, theater-going and indulging her diverse musical tastes.
Buns worked as a reporter and editor for publications in Iowa and Minnesota before joining the Star Tribune in 1998.
Digital projects editor |
Prior to joining the Star Tribune in late 2014, DeLong was a digital editor on the national desk at the Washington Post, where he focused on national politics, the federal government and national security. He was part of the team awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for coverage of the National Security Agency's secret surveillance programs. A native of upstate New York, DeLong currently lives in Minneapolis.
Assistant Managing Editor |
Since Kupper moved into his current role in 2015, the business staff was won numerous awards including general excellence from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers for 2016. Kupper was born in Zurich, Switzerland, and received a journalism degree from Northwestern and an MBA from UCLA.
Minnesota United, MLS
Ryan previously spent two years at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette covering Penn State football, Robert Morris basketball and high school sports. A Minnesota native and Minneapolis resident, she graduated magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota with a major in journalism and minors in management and global studies. She has lived in Pennsylvania, Texas (covering the real Friday Night Lights for the Dallas Morning News) and New York (as a sports copy editor for a summer through the Dow Jones News Fund).
Deputy Managing Editor | Enterprise and Investigations |
Wieffering's journalism career began in Massachusetts, where he covered city government on Cape Cod. His career as a business writer or editor in Minnesota spanned the stock market boom of the '80s, the technology bubble of the '90s, the housing bubble of the '00s, and the Great Recession. Wieffering directed the Star Tribune's metro news coverage for five years before moving into his current role. He and his wife, Ruth, live in St. Paul.