Advertisement
LOS ANGELES, CA-MAY17, 2017: Vera Castanada, Editorial Assistant, Los Angles Times

Vera Castaneda

Staff Writer

Vera Castaneda is a writer who has worked at the Los Angeles Times since 2016. She got her start as an editorial assistant delivering mail and newspapers. Since then her writing has appeared in Calendar, Lifestyle, Metro and Sports sections of the paper. She served brief stints as a city reporter for the Daily Pilot and an education reporter for the Burbank Leader and Glendale News-Press. She’s currently a features reporter for TimesOC where she covers art, books, entertainment, trends and cultural issues related to Orange County. She grew up in Boyle Heights and graduated from Cal State Northridge with a bachelor’s in literature and a minor in journalism.

Advertisement