GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Brandon Stahl is an investigative reporter and producer at KARE-TV in Minneapolis, working at the station since July 2019.
He previously worked as a journalist for six years at the Minneapolis Star Tribune, where his stories on nursing care failures, child protection and law enforcement handling of sex crimes have resulted in numerous reforms and changes in state laws. In 2019, he and his colleagues were named Pulitzer Prize finalists for the series, “Denied Justice,” which revealed widespread failures in how police and prosecutors respond to sexual assault reports in Minnesota.
He also worked as the investigations editor at the Duluth News Tribune, where his stories on physician malpractice and medical errors, drug abuse, tax-dollar waste and sex offenders won national and state awards, including from Scripps Howard (Community Journalism), the Association of Health Care Journalists (Investigative) and the Society of Professional Journalists (Investigative). In 2012, Stahl was named Journalist of the Year by the Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists.
Stahl graduated from Drake University in Iowa in 1998. He and his wife live in St. Louis Park, Minn., with their 14-year-old daughter.