Mint Press News

TaglineA privately financed international news startup in Minnesota
Year Founded2011
Type or CoverageForeign Affairs
Type or CoverageGeneral
Business TypeFor-profit
Revenue SourcesPrivate Capital
Institutional SupportNo Institutional Support
Staff Size (Business)0
Staff Size (Editorial)6-10
Active VolunteersNone
Mappin LocationMinneapolis - Minnesota
Principal StaffMnar Muhawesh
DescriptionThe coming of Mint Press was noted all over the journalism jobs boards. Touting its independent status and dedication to honest reporting the site seemed to advertise for a new position every day: staff reporters California and D.C. correspondents and associate editors. Many of these positions remain open. Mint Press currently claims five staff writers and three paid writing interns; an editor-in-training; two “contributors”; and a New York correspondent Lisa Barron a veteran journalist who spent fourteen months covering the Iraq war for CBS.
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