Navratil previously worked in Pennsylvania, where she covered state government and crime — and sometimes both at once. She's part of the team that won a 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting.
Hyatt grew up in north central Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. She previously worked as an investigative reporter at The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, and covered arts, education and industry at the Owatonna People's Press where she was named New Journalist of the Year by the Minnesota Newspaper Association.
Prior to his foray into sportswriting, Forgrave wrote people-focused feature stories for several newspapers around the country, most recently The Des Moines Register. In Iowa, Reid was a general assignment reporter focusing on long-form storytelling. He wrote a narrative on a tornado-wracked small town and its inspirational high school football team, covered every angle of Iowa's gay marriage debate, and wrote a series about a woman who was seven months pregnant with her fifth child when her husband died in a plane crash. After his stint in Iowa, he worked as a national sports feature writer for FOXSports.com, and helped launch the national sports television network, Fox Sports 1, as national college basketball reporter. Most recently, Forgrave worked at CBSSports.com and CBS Sports HQ covering college hoops and the NBA. He also has written for The New York Times Magazine and GQ magazine. His first book, based on a piece he wrote for GQ, will be published in 2020. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two sons.
Raised in Fargo and educated at the University of Montana, Johnson worked at newspapers in Idaho and Washington state before heading to the Duluth News Tribune in 2016. He lives in Duluth's Lincoln Park neighborhood with his wife and son and can often be found hiking, running, reading or doing other Duluthy things.
A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Sayle moved to Minneapolis in 2013, when she was named managing editor of City Pages. She was previously a news reporter and food writer for Memphis Flyer and Memphis magazine. In 2019, Sayle joined the Star Tribune as a digital editor in the features department. She has won awards for her music and food criticism from the Society of Professional Journalists.
Galioto was born and raised in the Twin Cities' southwest suburbs. She was an intern at the Star Tribune in 2018 after she graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in political science. She reported as an intern for the Chicago Tribune and POLITICO before returning to her hometown paper full-time. She enjoys traveling, good music, good restaurants and her good dog, Tucker.
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Wollemann was born in Milwaukee, have lived all over the country and even in Bulgaria for four years while teaching journalism at the American University in Bulgaria. After a short stay in Chicago (and a cross-country bike ride), Wollemann and his wife returned to Minnesota in 2017 and he returned to the Star Tribune to work as a news copy editor and "slot" (final read) editor.
Paul coordinates calendars including art, classical music, movie and business. He gathers information and writes the business people announcements and summer camp guide.
Rao wrote for The Press of Atlantic City and The Philadelphia Inquirer before moving to Minnesota in January 2012. She previously covered the federal government for the Star Tribune.
A St. Paul native, Nelson graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in journalism. She plays violin and acoustic guitar, and in college recorded an album that no-one is allowed to listen to. She lives in the Corcoran neighborhood of Minneapolis.
Meryhew is a native of St. Paul and a 1977 graduate of the University of Minnesota, where he worked as a writer and editor for the Minnesota Daily. He later he worked as a staff writer at the Worthington Daily Globe before joining the Minneapolis Star in 1980.