Jaynie Ellis


Jaynie Ellis
Jaynie Ellis

About Jaynie

Jaynie grew up in Lake Luzerne, N.Y., and is a 2016 graduate of Hadley-Luzerne High School. She studied at the State University of New York College at Cortland and earned a bachelor’s degree in communication studies with a concentration in journalism. 

Jaynie was first published in Scholastic Storyworks magazine when she was only 11, but it was at SUNY Cortland that she really worked toward her passions in writing, photography and film. At Cortland, Jaynie was a staff writer for The Dragon Chronicle, an event photographer for the Student Government Association, and did an internship as a film judge for the Blackbird Film Festival. 

Her film photography was featured in the SUNY Cortland’s Student Select Art Show, and she earned the Laura Horsman ’90 Memorial Award for her studies in journalism.

In addition to her work at Spa City Digital, Jaynie is currently the business, education and sports reporter for the Saratoga TODAY newspaper.

  • HOMETOWN: Lake Luzerne, NY
  • COLLEGE: State University of New York College at Cortland (SUNY Cortland)
  • FUN FACT(S): Jaynie survived the Bermuda Triangle. She is a true-crime and horror enthusiast. And she has a 9-year-old Boxer named Piper Mo who loves ice cream more than anything else.

Contact Jaynie

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