Judy Griesedieck

Judy Griesedieck

Freelance photographer
Minnesota Public Radio

Judy Griesedieck, a freelance photojournalist based in the Twin Cities, was a staff photographer for the Star Tribune from 1998-2005. She has also worked on the staff of the San Jose Mercury News and The Hartford Courant.

During her career she has covered the Calgary Olympics, the Democratic National Convention, several presidential campaigns, and many special projects including a photo documentary on problems in California's nursing home industry and a four-year multimedia project following a medical school class at the University of Minnesota.

She has participated in numerous book projects, including "A Day in the Life of China," "A Day in the Life of Italy," "A Circle of Life," "The Power to Heal," "Baseball In America," "24 Hours in Cyberspace," "The History of Mothers and Daughters" and "America At Home."

Judy Griesedieck Feature Archive

Drums and hats were ready.
Twenty drum corps teams from around the U.S., including three from Minnesota, featured elite brass musicians, percussionists and color guard performers. (07/12/2015)
Bob Kendall with Nola
Bob Kendall, owner of Kendallville Farm in Glencoe, raises reindeer -- along with the usual cows and horses. Bob and his wife have 15 reindeer, which they rent for parties, events and mall displays. (12/23/2014)
Autumn Pechan taking on the cross cut saw
Competition, food, music, arts and water came together for the 85th annual Fisherman's Picnic in Grand Marais. Runners, log rollers, lumberjacks, fisherman and herring eaters all competed on the shores of Lake Superior. (08/04/2014)
Saturday's Green Line light rail grand opening celebrated the launch of the rail connection between St. Paul and Minneapolis with ribbon-cuttings, free rides, festivities -- and rain. (06/14/2014)