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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: Banking law rollbacks

Sack cartoon: Banking law rollbacks

Sack cartoon: Change of plans

Sack cartoon: Change of plans

Sack cartoon: If Trump and Kim shake hands

Sack cartoon: If Trump and Kim shake hands

Sack cartoon: Another school shooting. What to do?

Sack cartoon: Another school shooting. What to do?

Sack cartoon: Trump and Hannity

Sack cartoon: Trump and Hannity

Sack cartoon: Negotiating with the U.S.

Sack cartoon: Negotiating with the U.S.

Sack cartoon: Jerusalem embassy

Sack cartoon: Jerusalem embassy

Sack cartoon: Legislative priorities

Sack cartoon: Legislative priorities

Sack cartoon: Fishing opener

Sack cartoon: Fishing opener

Sack cartoon: Gina Haspel

Sack cartoon: Gina Haspel

Sack cartoon: Trump's flow

Sack cartoon: Trump's flow

Sack cartoon: No more flexi-leash for Giuliani

Sack cartoon: No more flexi-leash for Giuliani

Sack cartoon: Trump and military parades

Sack cartoon: Trump and military parades

Sack cartoon: North Korea

Sack cartoon: North Korea

Sack: Dessert at the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Sack: Dessert at the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Sack cartoon: Bill Cosby

Sack cartoon: Bill Cosby

Sack cartoon: Scott Pruitt's swamp

Sack cartoon: Scott Pruitt's swamp

Sack cartoon: Waffle House shooting

Sack cartoon: Waffle House shooting

Sack cartoon: Trump and Macron

Sack cartoon: Trump and Macron

Sack cartoon: The Mueller investigation

Sack cartoon: The Mueller investigation

Sack cartoon: Trump just can't get away

Sack cartoon: Trump just can't get away

Sack cartoon: Lindsay Whalen to coach at U

Sack cartoon: Lindsay Whalen to coach at U

Sack cartoon: Syria and Russia

Sack cartoon: Syria and Russia

Sack cartoon: Facebook would like you to hold very still

Sack cartoon: Facebook would like you to hold very still

Sack cartoon: T-Paw!

Sack cartoon: T-Paw!

Sack cartoon: Scott Pruitt

Sack cartoon: Scott Pruitt

Sack cartoon: Trade goes both ways

Sack cartoon: Trade goes both ways

Sack cartoon: The new-style census

Sack cartoon: The new-style census

Sack cartoon: U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen and town halls

Sack cartoon: U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen and town halls

Sack cartoon: Weather report

Sack cartoon: Weather report

Sack cartoon: Legislative priorities

Sack cartoon: Legislative priorities

Sack cartoon: John Bolton

Sack cartoon: John Bolton

Sack cartoon: Sea levels and Easter Island

Sack cartoon: Sea levels and Easter Island

Sack cartoon: What to wear …

Sack cartoon: What to wear …

Sack cartoon: Analyze this

Sack cartoon: Analyze this

Sack cartoon: Trump's management style

Sack cartoon: Trump's management style

Sack cartoon: Russia's venom

Sack cartoon: Russia's venom

Sack cartoon: No rogue wave

Sack cartoon: No rogue wave

Sack cartoon: Rex Tillerson booted

Sack cartoon: Rex Tillerson booted

Sack cartoon: Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, face to face

Sack cartoon: Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, face to face

Sack cartoon: The exodus

Sack cartoon: The exodus

Sack cartoon: Stormy preparedness

Sack cartoon: Stormy preparedness

Sack cartoon: Trump's steely strategy

Sack cartoon: Trump's steely strategy

Sack cartoon: The gun crowd vs. the kids

Sack cartoon: The gun crowd vs. the kids

Sack cartoon: Xi Jinping

Sack cartoon: Xi Jinping

Sack cartoon: Jared Kushner

Sack cartoon: Jared Kushner

Sack cartoon: A tasty state surplus

Sack cartoon: A tasty state surplus

Sack cartoon: Man of action

Sack cartoon: Man of action

Sack cartoon: Landmarks for a lawyer

Sack cartoon: Landmarks for a lawyer

Sack cartoon: Tools for Russian meddling

Sack cartoon: Tools for Russian meddling

Sack cartoon: Hypocrisy

Sack cartoon: Hypocrisy

Sack cartoon: School shootings

Sack cartoon: School shootings

Sack cartoon: Trump-Russia fishing expedition

Sack cartoon: Trump-Russia fishing expedition

Sack cartoon: The NRA

Sack cartoon: The NRA

Sack cartoon: Drugs

Sack cartoon: Drugs

Sack cartoon: Florida school shooting and the NRA

Sack cartoon: Florida school shooting and the NRA

Sack cartoon: Influenza

Sack cartoon: Influenza

Sack cartoon: Trump's parade

Sack cartoon: Trump's parade

Sack cartoon: Dreamers

Sack cartoon: Dreamers

Sack cartoon: Super Bowl anticipation

Sack cartoon: Super Bowl anticipation

Sack cartoon: U.S.-Russia relations and investigations

Sack cartoon: U.S.-Russia relations and investigations

Sack cartoon: Legacy of Trump's State of the Union address

Sack cartoon: Legacy of Trump's State of the Union address

Sack cartoon: Larry Nassar

Sack cartoon: Larry Nassar

Sack cartoon: Shootings

Sack cartoon: Shootings

Sack cartoon: Minnesota Vikings

Sack cartoon: Minnesota Vikings

Sack cartoon: The stock market

Sack cartoon: The stock market

Sack cartoon: False alarm on Hawaii-bound missile

Sack cartoon: False alarm on Hawaii-bound missile

Sack cartoon: Drill, baby, drill — but not there

Sack cartoon: Drill, baby, drill — but not there

Sack cartoon: To take that a step further …

Sack cartoon: To take that a step further …

Sack cartoon: Winter's ills

Sack cartoon: Winter's ills

Sack cartoon: Where Steve Bannon is at now

Sack cartoon: Where Steve Bannon is at now

Sack cartoon: 'Stable genius'

Sack cartoon: 'Stable genius'

Sack cartoon: Michele Bachmann

Sack cartoon: Michele Bachmann

Sack cartoon: Super Bowl issues

Sack cartoon: Super Bowl issues

Sack cartoon: 'Fire and Fury' inside Trump's White House

Sack cartoon: 'Fire and Fury' inside Trump's White House

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