Elana Knopp

Communications Director

An award-winning journalist, Elana comes to Baykeeper with extensive experience covering environmental issues throughout New Jersey. During her years as an investigative reporter, Elana challenged the status quo and took on tough issues, including gender and housing discrimination, sexual harassment, income inequality and political corruption.

Elana is the recipient of several New Jersey Press Association awards, as well as the Garden State Journalism Award. Her stories have appeared in Politico’s Playbook and the Center for Cooperative Media, among other media outlets. Elana’s passions include activism, politics, the Jersey Shore, animals, great books and old movies.