Mary Turck on Muck Rack

Mary Turck

St. Paul, Minnesota
Freelance Writer and Editor — Freelance
Covers:  immigration, farming, journalism, new media, social issues, race, food and agriculture, economic issues, sustainability

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Mary Turck ( is the editor of the TC Daily Planet, an online daily news publication that publishes original, edited news coverage, curated content from media partners, and community-submitted news and opinion. As editor of TC Daily Planet for more than seven of of its first eig...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing a column called "The Gadfly" for my local weekly, when I was in high school.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Absolutely! I learned to type early - my father said it kept him out of KP in the army, and required that all of us learn to type.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To seek truth - and make it interesting.