Harry Colbert

Harry Colbert, Jr.

Managing Editor of MinnPost

Harry Colbert, Jr. is the managing editor of MinnPost. Previously, he was the editor-in-chief of North News in Minneapolis and a contributing writer at Insight News. He has contributed as a reporter, columnist/commentator and editor for such outlets as the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s The Village, Suburban Journals (St. Louis), St. Louis American, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Joplin Globe (Mo.), Metro Networks (St. Louis) and KDHX (St. Louis). Colbert has won numerous awards from the Minnesota Newspaper Association awards and the National Newspaper Publishers Association. He’s received three National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Salute to Excellence nominations. A proud resident of the Cleveland neighborhood of North Minneapolis, Colbert enjoys spending time in his backyard grilling and entertaining for family and friends.