The Washington Journalism and Media Conference


Ela Jalil is a current senior at Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, Maryland.  She discovered her love for journalism after joining the newspaper in freshman year, and is now the Online Editor-in-Chief of her school paper. Ela was part of the 2021 session of the Washington Journalism and Media Conference, where she was able to further cement her love of journalism, and make connections with student journalists across the country. When Ela isn’t writing, you can find her involved in activism in her community and rewatching her favorite sitcoms.