Gary Gilson

About Gary Gilson

Gary Gilson has been a journalist for more than 30 years, working for the Minneapolis Star, Twin Cities Public Television, and WCCO-TV. A graduate of Dartmouth College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, he has taught at Columbia, Yale University, Macalester College, and St. Thomas College. Since 1992, he has served as executive director of the Minnesota News Council, whose mission is to hear and resolve complaints from the public about news coverage in an effort to ensure a trustworthy media and a healthy democracy.

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