@OWHnews social services reporter. mara.klecker@owh.com @Unl_CoJMC grad.

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Mara Klecker is an award-winning reporter and recent graduate of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications. She is currently interning on the metro desk of the Minneapolis Star Tribune and formerly held internships at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and the ...

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@MaraKlecker — 553 followers, 774 tweets

Jun 21, 2017

RT @OWHnews: Get unlimited  http://Omaha.com  access for just 99 cents for the 1st month. Then just $9.95 per month.…

Jun 20, 2017

And here I was excited about getting snagging a couple nice flower pots at a thrift store this weekend.  https://nyti.ms/2tKBI0i 

Jun 16, 2017

RT @StarTribune: Officer Yanez is found not guilty on all counts in fatal shooting of #PhilandoCastile. Watch reactions LIVE here:…

Jun 16, 2017

RT @OWHnews: 10 of our favorite dad stories that will make you laugh, cry and feel inspired  http://on.omaha.com/2ryQ5YJ  https://t.co/aaziFqU1Xr

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Who do you wish followed you?

Lane DeGregory or Ira Glass. They give me faith in the future of narrative journalism.

Why did you become a journalist?

What other job pays you to go meet fascinating people from all walks of life? How could I be doing anything else?

When you're not at a computer, where are you most likely to be?

Hiking. Preferably with a camera around my neck and a passport in my backpack.

Hearst Journalism Award

2014 - 2nd place, Personality Profile

Society of Professional Journalists Award

Mark of Excellence, Feature Writing, Large School Division