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Tracy Perlman

tracy perlman Tracy PerlmanTwin Cities native Tracy Perlman is an Emmy Award-winning producer and blogger at WCCO-TV. She’s been with WCCO-TV since 2009.

While attending the University of Kansas, Tracy received a Society of Professional Journalists award for online sports reporting and two first-place awards from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters for her newscasts. After graduation, she worked in Kansas City at WDAF-TV (FOX) where she produced morning and weekend newscasts.

While still in high school Tracy got her first taste of working in TV through a mentorship with long-time WCCO-TV reporter Darcy Pohland. Now at WCCO, she writes newscasts and field produces many feature stories for TV.

A life-long Minnesota sports fan, Tracy is adamant about rooting for the home team. During the summer she’s at Target Field getting unique stories for the Twins Blog. From a behind-the-scenes tour of the archive room to sharing importance of ALS day, she finds unique stories about the players and happenings at the ball park.

Please share your story ideas with her at taperlman@wcco.com or follow her on twitter @partray.

most recent stories2 Tracy Perlman

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Stroke Victim, 25, ‘Trying To Go Forward’

A 25-year-old woman is sharing her story after a suffering from a life-threatening condition that affects one in three women.

02/08/2013

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Twins Blog: MLB Fan Cave Dwellers

Pop quiz, Twins Blog readers! How many games are there in a full Major League Baseball season?

02/08/2013

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Twin’s Blog: The 53rd Winter Caravan

The Minnesota Twins spent the past week warming up their fans with the 53rd Winter Caravan. Friday kicks off the annual TwinsFest at the Metrodome. During a stop in St. Paul, pitchers Glen Perkins and Brian Duensing told me the caravan is more than a chance to meet the fans.

01/20/2013

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53-Year-Old Twins Caravan Tradition Rolling Into 50 Communities

The Minnesota Twins are loading onto their buses this week for the annual winter caravan, crisscrossing Twins Territory to visit 50 communities.

01/16/2013

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Winter Brings Thousands Of Crows To The Metro

Thousands of the big black birds are suddenly being spotted in the Twin Cities, perching on trees and blanketing the sky.

01/07/2013

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Twins Blog: TwinsFest, Fifteen’s 5k & The Winter Caravan

Between the Vikings and the Wild, Minnesota sports fans have had their fill of drama and celebration this weekend.

01/07/2013

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2 Moms Help Families Through ‘Bum And Belly Diaper Drive’

This week, we’re reminded to be thankful for the people and things we have in our lives. Two moms who are thankful for their own blessings are helping new families have a little easier time this holiday season.

11/20/2012

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Veteran Severely Beaten Inside NE Minneapolis Bar

A veteran who was out celebrating Veterans Day with friends says he has no idea why a group of strangers viciously attacked him.

11/11/2012

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Wis. Restaurant Driving Donated Goods To Hurricane Sandy Victims

Football Sunday across the border in Wisconsin means green and gold, but, in Hudson, the focus this week wasn’t only on the game. The focus was on helping Hurricane Sandy victims.

11/04/2012

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Fire Damages Multimillion-Dollar Homes In Mahtomedi

Windy weather overnight got in the way of firefighters, trying to put out fires at two multi million-dollar lakeside homes. More than 100 firefighters were called to the scene of the fire in the 200 block of Park Avenue in Mahtomedi.

10/05/2012

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Nowthen Man Runs Into Burning House, Saves Woman

Ramsey firefighters say a man, who didn’t hesitate to save a woman he didn’t know, is a hero.

09/25/2012

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Teachers Become Students To Learn Technology Integration

It may be summer break, but some teachers were back in the classroom Tuesday. This time, they were the students — learning how to best integrate technology into their lesson plans.

07/31/2012

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‘Fashion Trucks’ Rolling Into Minnesota

Food trucks have been big business in the Twin Cities for two years now, but a new type of business is rolling onto a street near you: Fashion trucks.

07/24/2012

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TwinsBlog: A Twins Game, A Free Ticket & A Crazy Night

I’ve been known to make some rash decisions in my life. I’ve sled down Suicide Hill on a metal lunch tray. I’ve worn white after Labor Day. And one time, I didn’t wait 30 minutes before swimming.

07/18/2012

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‘Dames Gone Wild’ On A Mission To Help Others

Life doesn’t always go according to plan. After more than 20 years in the mortgage business, Carol Hasbrouck found herself without a job.

07/17/2012

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