Minneapolis ‘Star Tribune’ Appoints Editor/Senior VP of News

By: E&P Staff

Nancy Barnes has been appointed editor and senior vice president/news at the Star Tribune in Minneapolis, effective March 5.

Barnes, 45, most recently served as the Star Tribune’s deputy managing editor for content. She joined the paper in 2003 as assistant managing editor for business, and in 2005 she was promoted to deputy managing editor.

Publisher/President J. Keith Moyer said in a statement that Barnes “has been a dynamic force behind many of the important changes to the Star Tribune over the past few years, and as our top editor will continue to build on those achievements.”

She succeeds Anders Gyllenhaal, who is leaving to become editor of The Miami Herald.

Barnes is married to Sam Barnes, who is editor of the Star Tribune’s weekly West edition.

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