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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

'Vaxed and waxed': Vancouver's No5 strip club welcomes guests back with hilarious signage

'Vaxed and waxed': Vancouver's No5 strip club welcomes guests back with hilarious signage

"The same magic that you came to love before."
Watch NDP leader Jagmeet Singh slay this viral TikTok dance trend (VIDEO)

Watch NDP leader Jagmeet Singh slay this viral TikTok dance trend (VIDEO)

Singh's using smooth moves to signal young people to "make history in the next election."
Vancouver Coastal Health offering vaccination clinic at Playland this weekend

Vancouver Coastal Health offering vaccination clinic at Playland this weekend

Enjoy rides, mini donuts and a dose of vaccine, too. 💉
This B.C. gem is one of only two cities in the world located between two lakes (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

This B.C. gem is one of only two cities in the world located between two lakes (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Here's why you need to visit this place.
These jaw-dropping satellite time-lapses show thick wildfire smoke blanketing B.C. (VIDEOS)

These jaw-dropping satellite time-lapses show thick wildfire smoke blanketing B.C. (VIDEOS)

B.C.'s wildfires are injecting smoke 40,000 feet into the atmosphere and compromising air quality
Supergirl spotted in Vancouver's Coal Harbour (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

Supergirl spotted in Vancouver's Coal Harbour (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

One of the videos showing a high-flying stunt while another shows someone holding an umbrella for the lead actress
Deal alert: You can fly from Vancouver to New York for $372 CAD incl. tax

Deal alert: You can fly from Vancouver to New York for $372 CAD incl. tax

Are you looking to take a bite of the big apple 🍎 on the cheap?
From Missouri to Vancouver: How this adorable canine found a loving 'furever' home (PHOTOS)

From Missouri to Vancouver: How this adorable canine found a loving 'furever' home (PHOTOS)

"I didn't want a puppy," his owner says.
Vancouverites share snaps from film set that calls for ' stunt driving' and 'large crowds' (PHOTOS)

Vancouverites share snaps from film set that calls for ' stunt driving' and 'large crowds' (PHOTOS)

The action 🎥 takes place in Coal Harbour today and the shoot calls for special effects like 'fireballs' 🔥
Here is how hot it is expected to be in Vancouver this week

Here is how hot it is expected to be in Vancouver this week

How will you enjoy the sunny weather this week? 🏖️