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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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Christina Paschyn

Specializes in: Broadcast journalism, Multimedia journalism, Women's issues, Middle Eastern Affairs, Eastern European Affairs, Arts, Profiles, Business, Government, Entertainment, Health/Wellness, Lifestyle, Education, Environment, Science, Religion/Spirituality, Ethnic Issues, Photography

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Doha, Qatar  
Phone: +97466403530
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Work has previously appeared: Community Newspaper, National Magazine, Local/Regional Magazine, National Television, Local Television, Local Radio, Online Newsmagazine, Newsletter, Web Log

Christina M. Paschyn is a multimedia journalist. She is also a lecturer in the journalism department at Northwestern University in Qatar. Christina has reported for major news organizations across the globe, including the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, in London, E News in Johannesburg and KVRR-TV as the station’s congressional correspondent in Washington, D.C. She delivered live shots and interviews about the rocket strikes on Be’er Sheva during the 2009 Israel-Gaza War for multiple news outlets, including WEWS News Channel 5 in Cleveland. Her work has appeared on CNN, Euronews, the Christian Science Monitor, Women’s eNews, Chime for Change, Al-Fanar Media and in THINK. Magazine, Cosmopolitan magazine (Middle East edition) and the Chicago Journal, among other publications. In her work as a journalist, Paschyn has covered a variety of under-reported issues such as Qatari women’s education and employment, education policies in the GCC, deteriorating press freedom in Ukraine, maternal mortality, net neutrality, and the Chernobyl nuclear disaster anniversary and its relevance to the Fukushima nuclear crisis. She earned a MA in Middle East Studies from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev as a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar to Israel and Palestine. Christina also simultaneously earned a BS and MS in broadcast journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University through its Accelerated Master’s Degree Program. As an undergraduate, she studied abroad at the American University in Cairo, where she focused on refugee rights and mentored Sudanese refugees. Ethnically Ukrainian, Christina speaks the language fluently. She is currently studying Arabic. She has expert knowledge of Final Cut Pro, Avid, Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, ENPS and more.

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