Maja Wood

  • Freelance writer since 1990
  • Published in publications such as the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, and various weeklies
  • Currently a staff reporter for the North Bay Business Journal


Maja Wood was a writer for TripSavvy covering Santa Rosa and Sonoma County. She wrote about the Sonoma wine country and things to do in Santa Rosa and loves living in this beautiful area of California.

Wood is a freelance writer with articles appearing in publications such as the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, and various weeklies. She began writing, way back when, at her high school newspaper and then went to UCLA where she served as news editor of the Daily Bruin.

She has worked as the North Coast media coordinator for the Network for a Healthy California administered through the California Health Collaborative and in 2014 she joined the North Bay  Business Journal as a staff reporter.


Wood has a degree from UCLA. 

Awards and Publications

Maja Wood has published articles in newspapers and journals including:

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