Alana joined Studio 360 in 2011. A writer and longtime public radio listener, Alana developed an interest in radio while earning a master’s degree in arts journalism at Syracuse University. She works on Studio 360’s Science and Creativity series and produces and manages content for studio360.org (such as this video about photographers Jerry Uelsmann and Maggie Taylor). She has also produced stories on political mashup videos, the Beastie Boys’ album Paul’s Boutique, and the Carolina Chocolate Drops. She is the former producer for the “Gig Alerts” series on wnyc.org, Soundcheck, the Post-Standard, and okayplayer.com. A native of Dallas, she’s a proud Tex-Mex and barbecue snob.