Covers the food industry (sometimes airlines) for the @StarTribune. Wife, runner, dog mom. My offline personality is better. kristen.painter@startribune.com

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Sep 21, 2017

General Mills removes artificial colors then brings back original Trix after fans decry lack of vibrant colors: https://t.co/VTZFjgKLGi https://t.co/mO6cHXTlvd

Sep 18, 2017

Former Annie's CEO @jforakerceo joins actress Jennifer Garner at organic baby food startup:  http://bit.ly/2hd7PAT 

Sep 18, 2017

This weekend NYT article ruffled some feathers at Nestle. How Big Business Got Brazil Hooked on Junk Food:  https://nyti.ms/2jxxk4E 

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Pulitzer Prize

2013 - Breaking News
Kristen was a member of The Denver Post team that won for its coverage of the Aurora theater shooting.

Scripps Howard Award

2012 - Breaking News
Kristen was a member of The Denver Post team that won for its coverage of the Aurora theater shooting.