Aaron Lavinsky is a staff photographer for the Star Tribune covering news, sports and everything in between. He joined the visuals staff in 2014 after working at newspapers in Washington and Arizona. Lavinsky is a licensed drone pilot and is passionate about the outdoors. Lavinsky’s work has been recognized by the National Press Photographers Association’s Best of Photojournalism, Pictures of the Year International and the Society of Professional Journalists. He lives in the Twin Cities with his fiancée, a fellow journalist, and his dog, Bandit, and cat, Pixel.
Recent Posts by Aaron Lavinsky
- May 6, 2021 by Libor Jany, Anna Boone, Maya Rao, Mark Vancleave, Jennifer Bjorhus, Aaron Lavinsky, Andy Mannix, Carlos Gonzalez
Judges called the coverage of the killing of George Floyd and its aftermath "outstanding" and applauded the team for “helping readers understand that trauma doesn’t end easily or soon, but when addressed properly, it can become a catalyst for major change.” They described the long-form narrative, “George Floyd’s Search for Salvation” as “gripping” and “powerful” “where a symbol and a martyr became a man,” and called it “the definitive George Floyd story.” Originally published by The Star Tribune between May and December, 2020.
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