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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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Home > Tools for Freelancers > Members > Freelance Directory > Deborah Ziff

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Deborah Ziff

Specializes in: Arts, Profiles, Business, Health/Wellness, Education

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Riverside, IL  
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Work has previously appeared: Magazines, Daily Newspaper, Web Log

An award-winning and versatile writer, I've freelanced for the Chicago Tribune, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and Northwestern University's Medill Magazine. I seek out stories that highlight human achievements and uncover new information, all with an objective reporter's lens. I'm eager to find new and interesting writing and editing opportunities. I have a master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. A former newspaper reporter, I've covered stories of all types and feel comfortable being thrown into any situation. I am a thorough reporter. I'm reliable, meet deadlines, and write to the assigned length. As a reporter at the Wisconsin State Journal, I helped cover the historic labor protests in 2011, which earned our staff recognition as Pulitzer Prize finalists. I've also won first place awards for my feature writing, investigative reporting and coverage of higher education.

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