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

Having spent 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 in addition to waitressing and bartending during the busy season.

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 while enrolled in school.

She currently resides in Boston working for Lyons Group as the Event Coordinator and Marketing Assistant. Working under the Senior Director or Marketing and Sales, she assists with marketing projects for over 20 venues. Additionally, working with the booking software Tripleseat, she assists in booking events and recently jumped in as the Event Manager at one of Boston’s newest venues, Casa Caña.