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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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Bill Becher

Specializes in: Sports, Medicine, Health/Wellness, Lifestyle, environment, outdoor, adventure travel

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4239 Arrowhead Cir.
Westlake Village, CA  
Phone: 805-497-7193
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Work has previously appeared: National Daily Newspaper, Daily Newspaper, National Magazine, Local/Regional Magazine

Bill Becher writes about and photographs adventures in the outdoors including: fishing, hiking, river and sea kayaking, spelunking, bird watching, camping, white-water rafting, rock and ice climbing, mountaineering, canyoneering, road and mountain biking, scuba diving, shark diving, shooting, race car driving, cross-country, randonee and downhill skiing, snowshoeing, paragliding, soaring, 4-wheeling, geocaching, adventure racing and backpacking. He also covers fitness, environmental, conservation and outdoor gear stories. Bill's work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, the Daily News of Los Angeles, Variety, LA Weekly, Mammoth Monthly, the Oakland Tribune, Salt Lake Tribune, Sacramento Bee, Paddler , Southwest Fly Fishing and on the New York Times Syndicate, at ESPNoutdoors.com and many other publications. His articles and photos have won national awards.

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