Staff Writer is the blog and online portfolio of Elana Zak. When she’s not studying for her masters, she is blogging for 10,000 Words, a mediabistro.com blog on the intersection of journalism and technology. Previously, she worked as a a writer/community manager/news coordinator/media liaison at BU School of Public Health.

For almost two years, Elana was a reporter with GateHouse Media New England, more specifically the Wellesley Townsman. She graduated from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and majored in newspaper journalism.