Zoë Jackson

Zoë Jackson reports for the StarTribune in Minnesota where she focuses on younger voters and politics. Prior to this she was the metro reporting intern at the StarTribune, where she covered a range of issues including suburban politics. She covered water crisis recovery as an intern at The Flint Journal in Flint, Michigan, and has reported stories for Kalamazoo, Michigan  NPR affiliate WMUK 102.1. She was the news editor of the Western Herald, the student-run newspaper at Western Michigan University. Her work as a student journalist has been honored by the National Association of Black Journalists and the Detroit chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists.

Star Tribune

The digital and print Star Tribune, based in Minneapolis and founded in 1867, has statewide reach in Minnesota and bureaus in the State Capitol in St. Paul, Duluth and Washington, D.C. It is the largest newsroom in the state. "'Every day we strive to produce journalism that truly matters to Minnesotans,'" notes our mission statement. "'Our highest priority is public service -- shining a light on issues that deeply affect their lives and holding local and state government and institutions accountable.'" Our newsroom places a high priority on ongoing training and the programs we offer provide a rich environment for young journalists to flourish.