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Elana Shepert

Elana Shepert

Elana is a reporter for Vancouver Is Awesome who currently lives in East Vancouver. A life-long Metro Vancouverite, she has an affinity for travel, animals, and events. Before she started working for V.I.A., Elana was the managing editor at 604 Now. Prior to that, she worked as a travel agent and travel writer, where she visited 19 countries across the globe. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University with a double major in English and Political Science, as well as a certificate in New Media Journalism.

Recent Work by Elana

Everything fully vaccinated travellers need to know about Canada's new travel requirements (INFOGRAPHIC)

Everything fully vaccinated travellers need to know about Canada's new travel requirements (INFOGRAPHIC)

Fully vaccinated travellers must have a paper or digital copy of their vaccination documentation
Here is how sizzlin' hot it is expected to get in Vancouver this week

Here is how sizzlin' hot it is expected to get in Vancouver this week

Are you ready to get your summer on?
This thrilling 'mountain coaster' is opening at Cypress Mountain Resort

This thrilling 'mountain coaster' is opening at Cypress Mountain Resort

Tickets are on sale now.
Superman & Lois filming in Metro Vancouver (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Superman & Lois filming in Metro Vancouver (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The show is filming the finale.
BCCDC identifies 13 new Vancouver flights for possible COVID-19 exposure

BCCDC identifies 13 new Vancouver flights for possible COVID-19 exposure

This list of flights with confirmed cases of the virus continues to grow.
Vancouverites share jaw-dropping snaps of Father's Day sunset (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Vancouverites share jaw-dropping snaps of Father's Day sunset (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Did you see it?
This Metro Vancouver city smashed an 83-year-old weather record

This Metro Vancouver city smashed an 83-year-old weather record

And there's more hot weather in the 'cast, too. 🌞
Hot dog! It is going to feel like a sizzling 36°C in parts of Vancouver today

Hot dog! It is going to feel like a sizzling 36°C in parts of Vancouver today

Stay hydrated, folks!
From alleyways: How 'found free' items made this Vancouver patio beautiful (PHOTOS)

From alleyways: How 'found free' items made this Vancouver patio beautiful (PHOTOS)

A community laundry room has grown into a trading post in a friendly Vancouver building.
Someone bid $12,000 on Seth Rogen's 'pot' at the Vancouver Art Gallery (PHOTOS)

Someone bid $12,000 on Seth Rogen's 'pot' at the Vancouver Art Gallery (PHOTOS)

The highest bid on an item was $120,000.