Jana Shea is a freelance writer and photographer who has actively contributed to NewsWorks since 2011. Jana is a Philly-area native whose world travels include several years residence in the Netherlands. She studied fine art photography with minors in English and theater at Kutztown University. She is an avid genealogist who enjoys surmounting brick walls and delving into history as experienced by ordinary folks, particularly early Philadelphians. Her passions include street photography and being a new mother.

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