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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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Alia Yunis

Specializes in: Arts, Profiles, Entertainment, Medicine, Lifestyle, Travel, Education, Religion/Spirituality, Ethnic Issues

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Work has previously appeared: National Daily Newspaper, Daily Newspaper, Community Newspaper, National Magazine, Trade Magazine, National Television, Local Television, Web Log, Book Publishing

I have worked as a filmmaker, journalist, and author around the world, particularly in Los Angeles and the Middle East. I have written for Saveur, LA Times, Aramco World and several other publications about Middle Eastern culture, food, and entertainment. My debut novel The Night Counter (Random House 2010) was critically acclaimed by the Washington Post, Boston Globe, Entertainment Weekly and several other publications. I started out in television news and segued into documentary filmmaking, working as an associate producer on several projects. I co-directed and produced the award winning documentary "Man Hunt," which played on the Oxygen Channel as a Valentine's Day special in 2003 and 2005. I currently teach documentary filmmaking at Zayed University in Abu Dhabi.

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