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Steve Sack

Editorial Cartoonist | Newsroom
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 and 2016. 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), the Berryman Award from the National Press Foundation (2006) and the Overseas Press Club (2017). 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 lives in Bloomington. His personal website is www.stevesack.net
Recent content from Steve Sack
Sack cartoon: Minneapolis police shooting of Justine Damond

Sack cartoon: Minneapolis police shooting of Justine Damond

Sack cartoon: Trump and health care reform

Sack cartoon: Trump and health care reform

Sack cartoon: Republicans and health care

Sack cartoon: Republicans and health care

Sack cartoon: Ice shelf breaks off

Sack cartoon: Ice shelf breaks off

Sack cartoon: After ISIL

Sack cartoon: After ISIL

Sack cartoon: Monumental

Sack cartoon: Monumental

Sack cartoon: Mitch McConnell presents Trumpcare (again)

Sack cartoon: Mitch McConnell presents Trumpcare (again)

Sack cartoon: Donald Trump Jr.

Sack cartoon: Donald Trump Jr.

Sack cartoon: The Trump-Putin encounter

Sack cartoon: The Trump-Putin encounter

Sack cartoon: Chris Christie on the beach

Sack cartoon: Chris Christie on the beach

Sack cartoon: Spot your representative

Sack cartoon: Spot your representative

Sack cartoon: Trump, Twitter — there's a tool for that

Sack cartoon: Trump, Twitter — there's a tool for that

Sack cartoon: The health care dance

Sack cartoon: The health care dance

Sack cartoon: Trumpcare

Sack cartoon: Trumpcare

Sack cartoon: Guns

Sack cartoon: Guns

Sack cartoon: Pride parade and the police

Sack cartoon: Pride parade and the police

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Sack cartoon: North Korea and Otto Warmbier

Sack cartoon: North Korea and Otto Warmbier

Sack cartoon: Descending with the GOP on health care

Sack cartoon: Descending with the GOP on health care

Sack cartoon: Privatizing air traffic control

Sack cartoon: Privatizing air traffic control

Sack cartoon: Senate health care plan

Sack cartoon: Senate health care plan

Sack cartoon: Jeff Sessions

Sack cartoon: Jeff Sessions

Sack cartoon: Aftermath of Alexandria shooting

Sack cartoon: Aftermath of Alexandria shooting

Sack cartoon: Pleasing President Trump

Sack cartoon: Pleasing President Trump

Sack cartoon: Trump constructs his response to Comey

Sack cartoon: Trump constructs his response to Comey

Sack cartoon: Trump sends his condolences

Sack cartoon: Trump sends his condolences

Sack cartoon: Trump and the planet

Sack cartoon: Trump and the planet

Sack cartoon: Jared Kushner

Sack cartoon: Jared Kushner

Sack cartoon: Kim Jong Un's missile test strategy

Sack cartoon: Kim Jong Un's missile test strategy

Sack cartoon: The glowing orb

Sack cartoon: The glowing orb

Professional pictorial pontificators: 150 years of cartoon history

A journey through newspapers past.
Sack cartoon: Trump's travels

Sack cartoon: Trump's travels

Sack cartoon: Victim Trump

Sack cartoon: Victim Trump

Sack cartoon: Trump and Russia

Sack cartoon: Trump and Russia

Sack cartoon: Trump-Comey

Sack cartoon: Trump-Comey

Sack cartoon: Environmental protection these days

Sack cartoon: Environmental protection these days

Sack cartoon: Lewis, Emmer, Paulsen

Sack cartoon: Lewis, Emmer, Paulsen

Sack cartoon: Trumpcare

Sack cartoon: Trumpcare

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Sack cartoon: Measles outbreak and vaccines

Sack cartoon: Measles outbreak and vaccines

Sack cartoon: Free speech on campus

Sack cartoon: Free speech on campus

Sack cartoon: Minnesota Republican transit budget

Sack cartoon: Minnesota Republican transit budget

Sack cartoon: The swamp

Sack cartoon: The swamp

Sack cartoon: Nicollet Mall reconstruction

Sack cartoon: Nicollet Mall reconstruction

Sack cartoon: At the edge with Trump on health care

Sack cartoon: At the edge with Trump on health care

Sack cartoon: Turkey's Erdogan

Sack cartoon: Turkey's Erdogan

Sack cartoon: The March for Science

Sack cartoon: The March for Science

Sack cartoon: Bill O'Reilly and Roger Ailes commiserate

Sack cartoon: Bill O'Reilly and Roger Ailes commiserate

Sack cartoon: North Korea

Sack cartoon: North Korea

Sack cartoon: Winter salt's effects on lakes

Sack cartoon: Winter salt's effects on lakes

Sack cartoon: The Trump archives

Sack cartoon: The Trump archives

Sack cartoon: Bill O'Reilly

Sack cartoon: Bill O'Reilly

Sack cartoon: Steve Bannon vs. Jared Kushner

Sack cartoon: Steve Bannon vs. Jared Kushner

Sack cartoon: Airplane evictions

Sack cartoon: Airplane evictions

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Sack cartoon: Paying for Trump time

Sack cartoon: Paying for Trump time

Sack cartoon: Climate change watchdog

Sack cartoon: Climate change watchdog

Sack cartoon: White House pets

Sack cartoon: White House pets

Sack cartoon: Touring the coral reefs

Sack cartoon: Touring the coral reefs

Sack cartoon: North Korea knocks

Sack cartoon: North Korea knocks

Sack cartoon: Supreme Court seat

Sack cartoon: Supreme Court seat

Sack cartoon: James Comey vs. Trump's tweets

Sack cartoon: James Comey vs. Trump's tweets

Sack cartoon: Paging Kellyanne Conway and Sean Spicer

Sack cartoon: Paging Kellyanne Conway and Sean Spicer

Sack cartoon: Trump budget and Meals on Wheels

Sack cartoon: Trump budget and Meals on Wheels

Sack cartoon: Trump's budget proposal

Sack cartoon: Trump's budget proposal

Sack cartoon: Iowa Rep. Steve King

Sack cartoon: Iowa Rep. Steve King

Sack cartoon: The AHCA, on balance

Sack cartoon: The AHCA, on balance

Sack cartoon: Spying and you

Sack cartoon: Spying and you

Sack cartoon: Replacing the Affordable Care Act

Sack cartoon: Replacing the Affordable Care Act

Sack cartoon: Before dawn in the Executive Residence ...

Sack cartoon: Before dawn in the Executive Residence ...

Sack cartoon: Affordable Care Act replacement

Sack cartoon: Affordable Care Act replacement

Sack cartoon: Gov. Mark Dayton

Sack cartoon: Gov. Mark Dayton

Sack cartoon: Trump team and Russia

Sack cartoon: Trump team and Russia

Sack cartoon: Reviews of Trump's speech

Sack cartoon: Reviews of Trump's speech

Sack cartoon: Environmental protection under Trump

Sack cartoon: Environmental protection under Trump

Sack cartoon: Academy Awards

Sack cartoon: Academy Awards

Sack cartoon: New town-hall technology

Sack cartoon: New town-hall technology

Sack cartoon: February weather

Sack cartoon: February weather

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