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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: 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

STEVE SACK  STAR TRIBUNE
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

Sack cartoon: Mar-a-Lago perks under Trump

Sack cartoon: Mar-a-Lago perks under Trump

Sack cartoon: Congressional town halls

Sack cartoon: Congressional town halls

Sack cartoon: Trump's machine

Sack cartoon: Trump's machine

Sack cartoon: Kim Jong Un — family man

Sack cartoon: Kim Jong Un — family man

Sack cartoon: Donald Trump on Twitter

Sack cartoon: Donald Trump on Twitter

Sack cartoon: Managing your money

Sack cartoon: Managing your money

Sack cartoon: Trump battles Nordstrom

Sack cartoon: Trump battles Nordstrom

Sack cartoon: Betsy DeVos confirmed

Sack cartoon: Betsy DeVos confirmed

Sack cartoon: Please hold for the president …

Sack cartoon: Please hold for the president …

Sack cartoon: Wall Street treat

Sack cartoon: Wall Street treat

Sack cartoon: Signing executive orders

Sack cartoon: Signing executive orders

Sack cartoon: Official poster of the Trump era

Sack cartoon: Official poster of the Trump era

Sack cartoon: Steve Bannon

Sack cartoon: Steve Bannon

Sack cartoon: Truth in our time

Sack cartoon: Truth in our time

Sack cartoon: Trump — a flow chart

Sack cartoon: Trump — a flow chart

Sack cartoon: Tweet inhibition

Sack cartoon: Tweet inhibition

Sack cartoon: A moment in Earth's history

Sack cartoon: A moment in Earth's history

Sack cartoon: Moving day at the White House

Sack cartoon: Moving day at the White House

Sack cartoon: Trump's big day

Sack cartoon: Trump's big day

Sack cartoon: Trump and 'fake news'

Sack cartoon: Trump and 'fake news'

Sack cartoon: Jeff Sessions

Sack cartoon: Jeff Sessions

Sack cartoon: The future of health care

Sack cartoon: The future of health care

Sack cartoon: Tracy Claeys firing

Sack cartoon: Tracy Claeys firing

Sack cartoon: House Republicans' 2017 start

Sack cartoon: House Republicans' 2017 start

STEVE SACK  STAR TRIBUNE
Sack cartoon: Trump's Cabinet

Sack cartoon: Trump's Cabinet

STEVE SACK  STAR TRIBUNE
Sack cartoon: Assad's Syria

Sack cartoon: Assad's Syria

Sack cartoon: Vladimir's ballet

Sack cartoon: Vladimir's ballet

Sack cartoon: The onion domes of Washington, D.C.

Sack cartoon: The onion domes of Washington, D.C.

Sack cartoon: Person of the year

Sack cartoon: Person of the year

Sack cartoon: Trump to Air Force One …

Sack cartoon: Trump to Air Force One …

Sack cartoon: Kellogg's, Breitbart

Sack cartoon: Kellogg's, Breitbart

Sack cartoon: Standing Rock under Trump

Sack cartoon: Standing Rock under Trump

Sack cartoon: State Capitol art

Sack cartoon: State Capitol art

Sack cartoon: Great Barrier Reef

Sack cartoon: Great Barrier Reef

Review: 'Kelly: The Cartoonist America Turns To,' edited by Ward Sutton

Review: 'Kelly: The Cartoonist America Turns To,' edited by Ward Sutton

NONFICTION: In this collection of cartoons by the mythical cartoonist of the Onion, no cliche goes unexplored.
Sack cartoon: Nancy Pelosi

Sack cartoon: Nancy Pelosi

STEVE SACK  STAR TRIBUNE
Sack cartoon: Trump the tweeter

Sack cartoon: Trump the tweeter

Sack cartoon: Trump's revolution

Sack cartoon: Trump's revolution

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