Ken Chia

Copy Editor |  Sports
Ken Chia has worked in the Star Tribune sports department since 2002 after five years at the Wisconsin State Journal in Madison.

Richard Chin

Reporter |  Features
As a feature reporter, Richard Chin has flown on the Goodyear Blimp, driven the Wienermobile, sunk to the bottom of a lake in a one-man submarine, worn a giant urine specimen cup costume as a mascot for a health care company, rode a vintage Puch at the Sturgis of mopeds and was mistakenly arrested by police hunting for a serial killer. He also spent six weeks in Baghdad during the Iraq war and was a Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University.

Joe Christensen

Sports enterprise reporter |  General assignment
The National Sports Media Association named Christensen as the 2003 Maryland Sportswriter of the Year and 2014 Minnesota Sportswriter of the Year.

Billy Steve Clayton

Page designer, graphic artist |  Features
Clayton moved to Minnesota from southern California with his wife in 1984. They raised two boys in St. Louis Park. He's a graduate of California State University, Fullerton with a B.A. in Art and Music. Previous experiences includes working for a motion picture title studio in Hollywood during the 1970s and playing piano professionally for over 12 years.

Colleen Coles

News Assistant |  Calendars
Coles has a degree in journalism and she loves to talk and spend time with my family in Minneapolis. Her favorite thing to do is to travel, especially with her college girlfriends!

Casey Common

Homepage editor, digital news desk |  Newsroom
Common has been at the Star Tribune since 2001. Before joining the online staff, he served as a suburban editor and a senior copy editor who supervised the production of our Business section. He was also the first "voice" behind the Star Tribune's Twitter feed back in 2010-11. Common grew up in Apple Valley and graduated from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. When not on the job, he's a fan of the Twins, the Lynx and, of course, the Northwestern Wildcats. He lives in St. Paul.

Patrick Condon

Washington Bureau Chief |  Politics and government
Condon grew up in Watertown, Minn., and graduated from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul with degrees in journalism and English. He lives in Minneapolis.

Michael Corey

News Developer |  Newsroom

Mark Craig

Reporter/Columnist |  Vikings/NFL
A native of Northeast Ohio, Craig covered the Cleveland Browns from 1991 until they left for Baltimore in 1995. When they returned as an expansion team in 1999, Craig left to cover Gophers football for the Star Tribune. He co-authored two books on the Browns and is the author of the Vikings book "100 Things Vikings Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die."

Jackie Crosby

Reporter |  Newsroom
A native of Jacksonville, Fla., she has somehow figured out how to survive the Minnesota winters.