Joel Kramer


Joel Kramer is Editor and CEO of, a not-for-profit startup providing high-quality journalism for Minnesotans on the internet. Before starting MinnPost, Joel spent four and a half years as Executive Director of Growth & Justice, a progressive economic think tank he founded that is devoted to the proposition that Minnesota could simultaneously achieve economic growth and economic justice. From 1983 to 1991, Joel was Executive Editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and from 1992 to 1998 he was Publisher and President. Twice in his career, Joel edited investigative projects that won Pulitzer Prizes.