Aley (Alessandra) received her bachelor's degree from The University of Maine in Journalism & Professional Writing (May 2016) 

Having recently spent two consecutive summers on Martha's Vineyard, she enjoyed her experience as an intern for This Week on M.V, one of the island's newspapers. She enjoyed traveling around the island writing about neighborhood restaurants, assisting with photography production and managing their social media.

Aley has also held various alternative positions in the world of journalism including Photography Editor on University of Maine's student-run newspaper, The Maine Campus and  Photography Intern for The Improper Bostonian, one of Boston's premiere social magazines.

She currently resides in Boston working for Create-A-Cook, a local cooking school for children and adults. She photographs food and events for their various social media pages, and is constantly posting on Instagram and Facebook in an effort to grow their audience. She also works in the office alongside the owner to book events along with various other office  tasks.