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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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Diane Ortixz

Specializes in: Profiles, Sports, Lifestyle, Travel, Outdoor, Technology, motorcycles, scooters, motorcycle safety training, boating, boater safety, U.S Coast Guard Auxiliary, Amateur Radio, Ham Radio

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P.O. Box 657
Copiague, NY  
Phone: 631-691-1801
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Work has previously appeared: Daily Newspaper, Community Newspaper, National Magazine, Local/Regional Magazine, Trade Magazine, Local Television, Local Radio, Online Newsmagazine, Online Trade Magazine, Newsletter

Instructor Diane Ortiz has been involved in training and safety education for over 25 years. As a motorcycle journalist and editor she has road and track tested an array of motorcycles for various publications including Newsday, Midwest Motorcyclist and, where she was managing editor. Diane has provided communications for many public service events, most recently using Amateur Radio APRS (Automatic Position Reporting System) technology on her motorcycle to keep track of the lead runners in a recent half marathon in New York. She has presented seminars on various aspects of motorcycling at Americade and other venues, and has won local and national awards for her public relations activities. Diane is also the president and founder of the Big Apple Motorcycle School, a motorcycle safety training and education organization that will be at the International Motorcycle Show this year.

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