Courtnay Kim, a 20-year veteran of the Minneapolis Star Tribune newsroom, has been named assistant managing editor of business news, taking leadership of coverage of the Minnesota business community digitally and in print. She is the first woman of color to be appointed to the role at the Star Tribune.
"Courtnay is a thoughtful, aspirational editor who knows our community well and wants to serve it with the best journalism," said Rene Sanchez, editor and senior vice president of the Star Tribune. "We consider business coverage a vital part of our mission and are confident that she and our great team of business editors and reporters will fulfill it."
Kim will be charged with leading a strategy to enhance digital coverage of the business community while strengthening the newspaper's core print product.