Mar 17, 2020
Gail Rosenblum
Consuming the News

Gail Rosenblum is editor of Inspired, the Star Tribune's weekly lifestyle section focusing on goodness, hope and solutions. Gail also contributes a weekly Q + A to Inspired called "Problem Solvers." Before taking over Inspired in June of 2018, Gail worked as a Star Tribune columnist, beat reporter and editor for 18 years. She speaks throughout the community about the importance of storytelling, and teaches news and magazine writing at the University of Minnesota. Gailʼs first book of essays, "A Hundred Lives Since Then: Essays on Motherhood, Marriage, Mortality...and More," was published in 2011. She has three young adult children, three bonus kids from her second marriage, a delightful new daughter-in-law and a spoiled 10-year-old whipped named Penelope Princess of the Lakes. Gail is also a HUGE Rotary fan. She was a Rotary International Scholar to Toulouse, France, from 1981-1982. She hails from a family of Rotarians, including her mother, Estelle, and her brother, Jay. Her daughter, Carly Davis, a family social science major, was honored with a Rotary Scholarship to the University of Minnesota.