2021 Picture Editing Division Judge
Deb Pastner is Director of Photo and Multimedia at the Star Tribune in Minneapolis. During her tenure as Director, the photo and video team’s work has been recognized by POYi, Best of Photojournalism, SND, the Edward R. Murrow Awards, ONA, the World Press Awards and the Midwest Emmys. Pastner has served as a Pulitzer Prize juror, as well as a POYi and SND judge. Before coming to Minneapolis, Pastner was a photographer at newspapers in Massachusetts, Washington and Michigan. She is a graduate of Wellesley College and attended the Missouri School of Journalism.