Adriana Lacy is an award-winning journalist and consultant based in Boston, Massachusetts. She is the founder and chief executive officer of Adriana Lacy Consulting, a successful digital consulting firm that specializes in helping businesses expand their digital audiences. She is also an adjunct lecturer in the journalism department at Brandeis University.  Adriana has been recognized as a Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree for her creation of Journalism Mentors, a platform dedicated to advancing early-career journalists through mentorship and paid media opportunities. With a wealth of experience at prominent media outlets such as Axios, the Los Angeles Times, and the New York Times, Adriana’s expertise and dedication to innovation have earned her a reputation as a respected figure in the industry. Her academic background includes two bachelor’s degrees from Penn State University in African American Studies and Journalism, as well as a master’s of science in Digital Audience Strategy with distinction from Arizona State University.