Posts by Robert Downs

About Robert Downs

Robert Downs ( is a freelance reporter and photographer who works in both radio and print. His work has appeared in Global Post, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Miami Herald, Detroit Free Press, and several others. He's the former managing editor of the Minnesota Daily, the award-winning newspaper at the University of Minnesota. Robert speaks Spanish and French, and as of September 2012 will live in Madrid, where he will freelance and pursue a master's degree at La Universidad de Alcalá. His website is