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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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@gretakaul @cmcasarez Yes there are! Tons of community theaters use pit orchs around here. 😊 @cmcasarez, DM me if you’d like and I can hook you up!
What a rush this morning at a Super Bowl event for kids @ Braemar Field in Edina — complete with area student council members, pop music and juice boxes! https://t.co/3Y0L559qWg
@erinsugrue Hey Erin! Give me a follow and we can chat more about this. Thanks :)
@j_w_84 A good point. Are you a parent in Mpls.? Would your kid's school be impacted?
UPDATED: Some schools might be starting later. A parent weighs in, plus we dive into the history of start times around the metro  http://www.startribune.com/20-minneapolis-schools-to-start-later-under-budget-cutting-plan-for-2018-19/469572363/ 
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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.

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Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Will McAvoy from The Newsroom.