Eric Ringham is an editor for Minnesota Public Radio News. Before coming to MPR Ringham was commentary editor for the Star Tribune in Minneapolis, where he developed the weekly Opinion Exchange section and daily blog. He was twice elected president of the Association of Opinion Page Editors and served on the board that accredits journalism schools, representing the National Conference of Editorial Writers. Ringham teaches opinion writing as an adjunct faculty member in the Masters of Advocacy and Political Leadership program at the University of Minnesota Duluth, has taught at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis and moonlights as a voice actor and stage actor. He lives in Minneapolis.