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Elaine Howley

Waltham, MA
Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  Breast cancer, aging, brain health, water sports, endurance sports, adventure, history

Marathon swimmer, freelance writer and editor, artist, Knucklehead, @GoUltima Ambassador, Team @DRINKmaple, RPCV elainekhowley.com

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Elaine K. Howley is a freelance journalist for various publications. An award-winning writer specializing in health, fitness, sports and history, her work has appeared in numerous print and online publications, including U.S. News, AARP.org, espnW, SWIMMER magazine and Atlas Obscura. She’s also a...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I worked on the ZweigLetter, a business management best practices and market intel newsletter for the AEC industry.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. Not for work, but we had one when I was growing up.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Being a journalist means witnessing life as it happens and telling your readers what you experience.