Minneapolis schools reporter @startribune, @aajamn president, @uofmaryland @merrillcollege grad. Let's talk about education! beenar@startribune.com

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I'm an education reporter at the Star Tribune who's obsessed with the future of journalism.
A string of internships through college landed me at the Star Tribune, where I've been covering education since 2015. I learned how to string together complex stories on deadline and reach further, too, c...

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@thebeenster — 1,487 followers, 3,263 tweets

Nov 20, 2017

RT @AAJAMN: Mark your calendars! 7p, 12/5 AAJA-MN and @UMN_HSJMC are partnering up for a visual journalism showcase, featuring…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/932684623058030592 

Nov 20, 2017

Hey Twitter, is this @randyfurst joke funny? Q: Why did the cranberry sauce cross the road? A: To get to the other side. https://t.co/nx0L0f5pE9

Nov 17, 2017

If you missed this morning's chat, it's pinned to my Facebook page for endless viewing!  https://www.facebook.com/thebeenster/  Topics included school district finances, testing and more! Take a look, and as always, feel free to DM/email if you have any questions!

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What was your first job as a journalist?

First job as an amateur journalist: The Chronicle, student newspaper at Mason High School.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

No.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Will McAvoy from The Newsroom.