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Josh Penrod

Assistant Managing Editor, Design | Digital Design, Data Visuals and Infographics
Phone: 612-673-4565

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
Tom Stellar, a pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church, looked up at broken windows while cleaning up damage outside Nordstrom Rack at the IDS Center in Mi

Map of Minneapolis businesses damaged, looted after night of unrest

Fire officials are investigating the apparent torching of four retail outlets overnight that expanded the destruction well beyond the city's core.
People survey the damage along Lake St. near S. 27th Ave. as a fire burns to the east Saturday, May 30, 2020, in Minneapolis, MN.] DAVID JOLES • dav

A deeper look at areas most damaged by rioting, looting in Minneapolis, St. Paul

Twin Cities restaurants and retail stores were hit the hardest in the rioting following George Floyd's killing.
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.