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Bio (click to expand) As a staff reporter-turned-freelance journalist, Anna Pratt, who lives in Minneapolis, Minn., has ventured into garbage houses, spent the night in a homeless shelter and witnessed a fistfight in a church basement, all for various stories. Her byline has appeared in the Star Tribune, The Line, the Southwest Journal, the Minnesota Independent and several suburban and community papers, web publications and broadcast media in the Twin Cities. Pratt is active with the Society of Professional Journalists' freelance community and she serves as the treasurer for the award-winning Minnesota Pro Chapter of SPJ.

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Patrick Desmond

Specializes in: Profiles, Sports, Health/Wellness, Outdoor, Graphic Design

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3500 Oakgate drive
San Antonio, TX  
Phone: 210.617.3372

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Work has previously appeared: Community Newspaper, Local/Regional Magazine

My background includes feature, news and sports writing for a college newspaper, sports information department, community paper and local magazine. I also have two years of page design/ layout. While my published work leans heavily toward sports and fitness, it is by no means my only interest. I mesh particularly well with features and profiles, with an affinity for the loosened creative style and tone allowed. More than anything, I enjoy the thrill of the hunt. I'm more satisfied chasing a story, interviewing sources and checking facts. Is it nice to look back at a particularly well constructed story or sentence? Sure. I'm a little vain. But, I find the process more rewarding than the final product.

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