About Steve Sack

Steve Sack

Steve Sack

Steve Sack has been the editorial cartoonist for the Minneapolis Star Tribune since 1981.

A native of the Twin Cities, Steve was born in St. Paul, Minn. in 1953. While attending the University of Minnesota, he illustrated features and drew editorial cartoons for the school paper, The Minnesota Daily and kicked of his newspaper career. Two years later, he was hired as staff cartoonist for the Fort Wayne, Ind., Journal-Gazette.

Steve returned to Minnesota, after three years, to join the Star Tribune. He has won assorted Minnesota cartooning awards and has received national recognition of his cartoons, winning the Press Club's National Headliner Award, the Sigma Delta Chi cartooning award and the Scripps Howard Foundation's editorial cartooning contest. In 2004, he was a named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. 

With partner Craig Macintosh, he also produces the children's Sunday comics feature Doodles, and in his free time, he enjoys oil painting.

Steve lives in the Twin Cities with his wife, Beth.