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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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Linda Tharp

Specializes in: Government, Medicine, Health/Wellness, Travel, Outdoor, Animals, Photography, criminal justice/crime&court

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200 S. 15th Ave.
Brighton, CO  
Phone: 303-659-5728

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Work has previously appeared: National Daily Newspaper, Daily Newspaper, Community Newspaper, Local/Regional Magazine, Local Television, Local Radio, Online Newsmagazine, Newsletter, Book Publishing

I have been in journalism for more than 30 years, starting at the age of 15. From general assignment reporter to managing editor, I have zeroed in on all aspects of journalism, including photography and design. I edit according to the Associated Press Stylebook. Living in Colorado, I have had fantastic opportunities to pursue my love of photography and writing while experiencing my assignments. I am at my best with hard news, preferring crime, courts and governments. I have won multiple awards, many for deadline news reporting. I am looking for full-time permanent or freelance work.

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