Janet reports for Niles and Des Plaines Patch and is a Des Plaines resident. Originally from Ohio, Janet earned her bachelor's degree in journalism from Ohio University in 2006 and worked for The Post, a local, student-run paper, while residing in Athens, Ohio. After graduating, Janet worked as a reporting intern with The Associated Press in Athens, Greece. Janet also has a master's degree in Elementary Education & Leadership from Arizona State University. She reports city and governmental news to keep her fellow Des Plaines residents informed.