Star-Tribune hires new business editor
Minneapolis Star-Tribune editor Nancy Barnes sent out the following announcement on Wednesday:
“We are pleased to announce that Todd Stone, currently the business and enterprise editor at the St. Louis Post Dispatch, will be our new AME/Business, with responsibility for business news across all platforms.
“Todd is an accomplished, ambitious editor with a great eye for big stories and a track record of seizing on the news. He has been in St. Louis since 2007, where he oversees the Post Dispatch’s business news coverage in print and online. As part of that role, he is also responsible for cultivating and editing enterprise stories and serving as the writing and editing coach for the newspaper’s metro/business department. This year, his staff won a prestigious Loeb award, the top business journalism award in the country.
“Prior to joining the Post-Dispatch, Todd was a regional editor for The Denver Post, supervising a staff of 15 and leading coverage of some of the biggest stories in Colorado. He also has worked as an editor and writer at a number of other papers across the country, including the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Beaumont Enterprise, Shreveport Times and Vicksburg Post. Todd has both a BA and an MBA from Texas A&M University.
“We expect him to join us after Labor Day.”