Chloe Johnson

Chloe Johnson covers the environment for the Star Tribune in Minneapolis, and is part of the Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk, a collaborative reporting network across the Basin. Previously, Johnson reported on the environment, climate change and the people adapting to a warmer planet for The Post and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina. She started her career at The Sun News in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and holds a journalism degree from American University. Her work has been recognized by the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Society for Features Journalism, and she was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Johnson is always looking for a good excuse to hop on a boat.

Star Tribune

The Star Tribune is the largest news organization in Minnesota and the Upper Midwest, and has been in business for more than 150 years. It is committed to serving the community with outstanding journalism on a wide range of topics. Its work has earned many national honors—most recently the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for its breaking news coverage of the killing of George Floyd and its aftermath.