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Josh Penrod

Assistant Managing Editor, Design | Digital Design, Data Visuals and Infographics
Phone: 612-673-4373
Location: Minneapolis
Other languages: None

Josh Penrod is the Assistant Managing Editor for Design, and oversees digital design, data visuals and infographics for the Star Tribune. He previously has held design positions with Joe Zeff Design, the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times and The San Diego Union-Tribune. 


A graduate of the University of South Carolina, Penrod lives in Falcon Heights with his wife and two children. He also has mild obsessions with college football and smoked meats.
Recent content from Josh Penrod
A fire burned in a building on E. Lake Street in Minneapolis early Thursday.

List of Minneapolis, St. Paul buildings damaged, looted; at least 65 totally destroyed

A look at Twin Cities businesses hit hard in the past week by looting and rioting following the Memorial Day death of George Floyd
An emergency medical worker arrives at Cobble Hill Health Center, Friday, April 17, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The despair wrought on

In Minnesota and across the U.S., virus death toll keeps climbing

As of Monday, 143 Minnesotans had died from COVID-19, with more than half of those fatalities occurring since April 14. The virus has now claimed more lives in the U.S. than anywhere in the world.
Bombas away: Left, center, right. Check out every Twins' home run

Bombas away: Left, center, right. Check out every Twins' home run

The Twins have set a team record for home runs in a season, and this chart shows who hit each of their "bombas" and where they landed.
Artist’s conception of the Lunar Gateway station, the Lunar Lander and the Orion crew module that would be used to explote the moon beginning in 202

NASA's next giant leap: Return to the moon and beyond

After decades of low Earth missions, NASA has a renewed commitment to deep-space exploration. It is betting on a new program called Artemis to take us back to the moon by 2024.