Anna Weggel is a Public Insight Analyst, which means she spends her time crafting questions about upcoming story topics to send to sources in the Public Insight Network and then produces web, audio and video content featuring those sources.
Before finding her home at APM in 2008, Anna received her B.A. in journalism, was the editor in chief of The Minnesota Daily, and internship hopped through Mother Jones, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Pioneer Press, the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, and the Downtown Journal. Anna's non-work life is held hostage by the stage -- where she performs improv comedy and shows with her lady bluegrass band.
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has outlined an immigration policy overhaul that includes a path to citizenship. President Barack Obama has publicly praised the plan. Now we want to hear from you. If you had the ear of a senator, or even the president, what would you want to share about your own experience with America’s... Read more »
Our hunch is that people come to their ideas about guns less through the arguments of politicians and more through their own experience and the stories they hear from people they know. So we're asking for your stories.
What changes will affect your work most this year? Is it pay? What about regulations? Or labor issues? What about electronic records? How are the demographics of your patients changing? How are you preparing for the Affordable Care Act to take full effect?
Janet Heller and her husband struggled with their family's decision to place her mother-in-law in a nursing home. Nearly three months later, though, she's been pleasantly surprised at how positive the outcome has been, for her mother-in-law in particular.
William Campbell counted himself among the three-quarters of Americans who say work is a significant source of stress. So, at age 48, he left a 20-year career in journalism and entered the police academy. His goal: to become an "animal cop."
After graduating from college, Joseph Sicheneder couldn't find a purpose for his life. He was drinking and couldn't find motivation to get a job. But a chance meeting ignited a passion he didn't know he had.
First in a series about how life changes impact our health: When Carolyn Waters left the Cascade Mountains for Kentucky, she replaced birdsong with traffic noise and pristine vistas with parking lots. But a continent no longer separates her from the people she loves.
In this episode of PINcast, we look at a few projects that explore identity -- the identity of an individual, of a state, and of speech. We also hear about reporting from some of our partner newsrooms in the wake of last week's shootings in Connecticut.