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About Zac

Zac Estrada is a freelance writer, editor and content strategist based in Santa Barbara, California.

His work has appeared in publications such as Autoweek, Autoblog,, Pacific Standard, Motor 1, Carfax and Carscoops.

Zac was a staff writer for Jalopnik, Gawker Media’s automotive site. Previously, he was a digital content producer for Scripps-owned Ventura County Star and an editorial intern at Streetwise Media’s BostInno.

He is a 2012 graduate of Northeastern University’s School of Journalism and spent a month in Cuba studying photography through the university’s Dialogue of Civilizations program.

As local news reporter, Zac was awarded with a California Newspaper Publishers Association award for Local Breaking News Coverage.