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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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Maura Lannan

Specializes in: Government, Politics

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Potomac, MD  
Phone: 202-557-9663

Work has previously appeared: National Daily Newspaper, Local/Regional Magazine

Maura Kelly Lannan is a freelance reporter based near Washington, D.C. (in Potomac, Maryland) whose work has appeared in national newspapers and magazines. Maura also has written freelance articles for Illinois Issues, which is an Illinois-based political magazine, and Bethesda Magazine based in Maryland. Before becoming a freelance reporter, Maura was a reporter at The Associated Press in Chicago for five years. In that job, Maura covered state government and politics, including then-U.S. Sen. Barack Obama. Prior to that, Maura worked as a reporter at the Chicago Tribune in the newspaper's program for experienced journalists. Before that, Maura worked for five years at the Waterbury Republican-American newspaper in Waterbury, Connecticut. Maura covered the state Capitol for that newspaper, as well as local government. Maura earned a master's of science in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and a bachelor of arts in political science and communications from Boston College.

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