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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. 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 www.stevesack.net
Recent content from Steve Sack
Sack cartoon: Gas prices

Sack cartoon: Gas prices

   
Sack cartoon: Lookin' for love in all the wrong places

Sack cartoon: Lookin' for love in all the wrong places

   
Sack cartoon: Entertaining politics

Sack cartoon: Entertaining politics

   
Sack cartoon: Jeb Bush

Sack cartoon: Jeb Bush

   
Sack cartoon: Zika virus

Sack cartoon: Zika virus

   
Sack cartoon: Indecision 2016

Sack cartoon: Indecision 2016

   
Sack cartoon: Donald Trump

Sack cartoon: Donald Trump

   
Sack cartoon: Iowa caucuses

Sack cartoon: Iowa caucuses

Sack cartoon: Oregon standoff

Sack cartoon: Oregon standoff

   
Sack cartoon: Michigan water

Sack cartoon: Michigan water

   
Sack cartoon: Trump-less debate

Sack cartoon: Trump-less debate

   
Sack cartoon: Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder

Sack cartoon: Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder

   
Sack cartoon: Stock market

Sack cartoon: Stock market

   
Sack cartoon: Pop-up Palin

Sack cartoon: Pop-up Palin

   
Sack cartoon: Powerball

Sack cartoon: Powerball

   
Sack cartoon: Minnesota water quality

Sack cartoon: Minnesota water quality

   
Sack cartoon: He's coming for your guns

Sack cartoon: He's coming for your guns

   
Sack cartoon: Oregon standoff

Sack cartoon: Oregon standoff

   
Sack cartoon: Paris agreement

Sack cartoon: Paris agreement

   
Sack cartoon: U athletic spending

Sack cartoon: U athletic spending

   
Sack cartoon: Donald Trump

Sack cartoon: Donald Trump

   
Sack cartoon: McDonald's at the hospital

Sack cartoon: McDonald's at the hospital

   
Sack cartoon: Solving climate change

Sack cartoon: Solving climate change

   
Sack cartoon: The holiday shopping season

Sack cartoon: The holiday shopping season

   
Sack cartoon: Donald Trump's staying power

Sack cartoon: Donald Trump's staying power

   
Sack cartoon: Jamar Clark case

Sack cartoon: Jamar Clark case

   
Sack cartoon: Fireside chats

Sack cartoon: Fireside chats

   
Sack cartoon: Starbucks and Christmas

Sack cartoon: Starbucks and Christmas

   
Sack cartoon: Racial equality

Sack cartoon: Racial equality

   
Sack cartoon: Volkswagen

Sack cartoon: Volkswagen

   
Sack cartoon: The GOP and debates

Sack cartoon: The GOP and debates

   
Sack cartoon: Syria

Sack cartoon: Syria

   
Sack cartoon: Jeb!?

Sack cartoon: Jeb!?

   
Sack cartoon: Processed meat

Sack cartoon: Processed meat

   
Sack cartoon: Benghazi hearing

Sack cartoon: Benghazi hearing

   
Sack cartoon: Indecision

Sack cartoon: Indecision

   
Sack cartoon: John Boehner

Sack cartoon: John Boehner

   
Sack cartoon: The pope and immigration

Sack cartoon: The pope and immigration

   
Sack cartoon: The pope addresses Congress

Sack cartoon: The pope addresses Congress

   
Sack cartoon: Republican debate

Sack cartoon: Republican debate

   
Sack cartoon: 'Exchanging documents'

Sack cartoon: 'Exchanging documents'

   
Sack cartoon: Debate strategy

Sack cartoon: Debate strategy

   
Sack cartoon: Hungarian camerawoman

Sack cartoon: Hungarian camerawoman

   
Sack cartoon: Dick Cheney

Sack cartoon: Dick Cheney

   
Sack cartoon: Kim Davis

Sack cartoon: Kim Davis

   
Sack cartoon: Obama's Peace Prize

Sack cartoon: Obama's Peace Prize

   
Sack cartoon: Renaming mountains

Sack cartoon: Renaming mountains

   
Sack cartoon: Scott Walker's border walls

Sack cartoon: Scott Walker's border walls

   
Sack cartoon: Hillary Clinton. E-mail.

Sack cartoon: Hillary Clinton. E-mail.

   
Sack cartoon: Market meltdown

Sack cartoon: Market meltdown

   
Sack cartoon: Jimmy Carter

Sack cartoon: Jimmy Carter

   
Steve Sack: Iran nuclear deal — for or against?

Steve Sack: Iran nuclear deal — for or against?

   
Sack cartoon: The 'defund Planned Parenthood' crowd

Sack cartoon: The 'defund Planned Parenthood' crowd

   
Sack cartoon: Payday loans

Sack cartoon: Payday loans

   
Sack cartoon: Coca-Cola

Sack cartoon: Coca-Cola

   
Sack cartoon: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders

Sack cartoon: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders

   
Sack cartoon: H2O at Rio 2016

Sack cartoon: H2O at Rio 2016

   
Sack cartoon: Trump

Sack cartoon: Trump

   
Sack cartoon: Clouding matters at the debate

Sack cartoon: Clouding matters at the debate

   
Sack cartoon: Resisting the carbon pollution limits

Sack cartoon: Resisting the carbon pollution limits

   
Sack cartoon: Bill Cosby allegations

Sack cartoon: Bill Cosby allegations

   
Sack cartoon: Hunting lions

Sack cartoon: Hunting lions

   
Sack cartoon: U.S.-Cuba relations

Sack cartoon: U.S.-Cuba relations

   
Sack cartoon: Crowded race

Sack cartoon: Crowded race

   
Sack cartoon: Mass shootings

Sack cartoon: Mass shootings

   
Sack cartoon: Hillary Clinton's e-mail

Sack cartoon: Hillary Clinton's e-mail

   
Sack cartoon: Greece

Sack cartoon: Greece

   
Sack cartoon: Chris Christie

Sack cartoon: Chris Christie

   
Sack cartoon: Court rulings and Republicans

Sack cartoon: Court rulings and Republicans

   
Sack cartoon: ACA ruling

Sack cartoon: ACA ruling

   
Sack cartoon: Lucky Charms

Sack cartoon: Lucky Charms

   
Sack cartoon: After South Carolina …

Sack cartoon: After South Carolina …

   
Sack cartoon: Charleston

Sack cartoon: Charleston

   
Sack cartoon: Jeb! for 2016

Sack cartoon: Jeb! for 2016

   
Sack cartoon: Tom Bakk

Sack cartoon: Tom Bakk

   
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