Loretta Hunnicutt got her start as a columnist at the Tucson Citizen covering education and child welfare issues. After leaving the Citizen, Loretta and her husband John started the Arizona Daily Independent in 2011. The Arizona Daily Independent is a member of the Arizona Newspapers Association. Loretta’s coverage of the abuse of minor refugees in shelters has been picked by CNN, and the Los Angeles Times among other outlets. Since John’s passing, Loretta has taken over the American Daily Independent News Network as part of her commitment to him to provide independent news and opinion to the public at no cost.