Harry Colbert

Harry Colbert, Jr.

Editor-in-Chief of North News

Harry Colbert, Jr. is an award-winning journalist and editor-in-chief of North News in Minneapolis. He was previously a contributing writer at Insight News and 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.

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