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Star Tribune seeks reporters & editors, Today Desk

October 17, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Star Tribune – the Upper Midwest’s largest news organization – is accepting applications for its Today Desk, a new team covering breaking and trending news, major events and issues. Applications for reporting and team leading can upload at

We will hire ambitious, creative reporters and editors to add a sense of urgency and collaboration to our daily coverage. Reporters and editors on the Today Desk will charge at stories that Minnesotans are talking about with a clear and simple mission: Put the needs of digital readers first with innovative story formats focused on live news.

Pay is based on years of experience per the Star Tribune’s Newspaper & Communications Guild contract.

The Star Tribune is an unrivaled force for journalistic excellence in Minnesota. Its audience numbers are in the top five among regional and national peers. Building on an extraordinary legacy that includes seven Pulitzer Prizes and hundreds of other awards, it is also a company under transformation – realigning its core purpose for a new age of media consumption through innovative partnerships, technology strategies and a refreshed strategic direction. Our company has a new vision to create the leading model for local news in America – driving innovation in media to make every Minnesotan’s life better. We’re excited to work with people who care about journalism and democracy and are eager to reinvent one of our state’s most trusted companies for an era of growth that embraces new technologies and strategies for excellence.

  • You are digitally savvy and comfortable with audience analytics
  • You have a curious, audience-focused mindset
  • You are committed to coverage that represents and speaks to the breadth of Minnesota’s diversity
  • You are a team player committed to creating an inclusive workplace.
  • You are eager to be a key part of a high-energy team.

To apply, upload a resume and a memo outlining how you would approach the job, along with a link to your work portfolio.

Questions? Email Colleen Stoxen, Deputy Managing Editor for News Operations,

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