Lena Young is a second-year graduate student at Northeastern University pursuing a Master of Arts in Journalism and a Graduate Certificate in Technological Entrepreneurship and a AAA-ISMA Certified Personal Trainer. Most recently, Lena co-founded Northeastern's publication on marginalized groups, The Margins, with classmates in the Media Innovation program. Lena is a social media director for The Huntington News and continues to contribute to Spoon University, Her Campus, and The Avenue.
Lena is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University, where she made the Dean’s List, qualified for the University’s Honors Program, accepted her nomination into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and Communication Studies with a concentration in Journalism.
Lena discovered her love for journalism in high school through enrollment in journalism courses for honors English students. Thus, Lena became involved with the school newspaper, The Crusader, as a News Editor, and took on the role of Editor-In-Chief. Lena also led the newsroom as Editor-In-Chief for the Young Crusader.
Similarly to Lena’s interest in writing leading her to journalism, Lena’s love of fitness has inspired her to pursue fitness instruction. Lena finds her part-time role as a Certified Personal Trainer to be incredibly rewarding. Lena is also certified in Total Body Strength & Conditioning, Cycling, and PILOXING instruction, and she has enjoyed fitness instruction since 2011.
Lena also enjoys her role as Executive Assistant to the President at Kolber Marketing Inc., where she produces radio commercial scripts for clients, aids in planning and promoting events, provides digital consulting to clients, and prepares press kits for clients such as E’TAE’s release of new Caramelux products and Xforce’s debut in the United States.
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Lena values her well-rounded experience in media, and feels a constant hunger to innovate.
Speaking of hunger, Lena runs a food blog.
Check out www.youngfitfam.wordpress.com.