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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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Sylvia Gurinsky

Specializes in: Arts, Profiles, Government, Lifestyle, Education, U.S History, Collectibles, Nostalgia, Baseball, Figure Skating, Classic Television, South Florida history and issues

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Pembroke Pines, FL  
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Work has previously appeared: Daily Newspapers, Community Newspapers, Trade Magazine, Local Television, Web Log

I worked as a editorial writer and producer at WPLG-Channel 10, Miami from 1990-2003. I worked for the Forum Publishing Group community newspaper company in South Florida as a writer for the Delray Times and Sunrise Forum, and assistant editor and then editor for the Jewish Journal and Shalom Today from 2003 - January, 2008. I also wrote freelance for American Skating World magazine during the early 1990s. In several rotations for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, which owns Forum Publishing Group, I wrote a number of editorials about local issues. In addition to my current freelancing, I also have an opinion blog, called Sunshine Statements (, about issues of all stripes.

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