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

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Biography

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...

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.