Janelle Ward

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Atlanta, Georgia
University Of Georgia
Homeownership, Neighborhood Change, The House-buying Process
  • Janelle once interviewed JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon for a news article about financial inequality in underrepresented neighborhoods.
  • She also frequents local home décor shops and boutiques, in hopes of turning her apartment into a Pinterest-lover's dream.
  • Janelle researches housing trends and market analyses in her spare time, and gains arguably too much satisfaction finding aesthetically-charming houses for sale on the internet.


Janelle Ward is a full-time journalist and freelance writer with experience covering local government, business, music, the arts, and race relations. However, she is most interested in and passionate about housing, and has covered the topic extensively. Since finishing college in 2022, Janelle moved to Atlanta to jumpstart her professional writing career. She formerly served as a content writer for Homes.com, a subsidiary digital housing marketplace owned by commercial real estate company CoStar. When not writing for House Digest, Janelle covers business and real estate for Atlanta's largest Black-owned news publication, The Atlanta Voice. She enjoys exploring a plethora of topics through her work with House Digest, including cleaning hacks, interior design trends, and cost analyses.


Janelle received two bachelor of arts degrees from the University of Georgia, located in Athens. She double majored in journalism and history.
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