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Sharon Schmickle

Sharon Schmickle is an award-winning journalist with 30 years of experience covering local, national and international news. Through 2007, Sharon was a reporter for the Minneapolis Star Tribune where her beats included the Washington Bureau during the 1990s and covering wars in Iraq and Afghanistan during the 2000s. She has reported from 25 countries on stories ranging from a tsunami in Thailand to restless youth in Egypt to an agricultural crisis in Kenya. As a MinnPost writer, she has covered science, politics, government and international news. She also has provided in-depth analysis of issues through a series of profiles.

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