Alena Murguia has literally grown up at Chicago Parent and its
parent company, Wednesday Journal, Inc. Starting as a teenager, she
has worked in almost every department on both the newspaper and
magazine sides, from Reception to Sales to Editorial. As the active
mother of three boys, she is proud to continue her involvement with
the magazine by working both as a contributing writer and as the
"Maker of the Plan" for every issue. (That beautiful ad placement?
All Alena). Her mission as a mom and as a writer is to seek out
every treasure the Chicagoland area has to offer. With the help of
her husband and sons, she is determined to explore them all.
You can Twitter Alena @AlenaMurguia. Or check out her blog: alenaslife.
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