Shana Ting Lipton is a writer, editor and cultural strategist who grew up in Los Angeles. Her LA and LA-related articles have been published in regional, national and international publications for more than 15 years.
Shana has written extensively about art, culture, performers and trends for the Los Angeles Times newspaper and magazine. As editor of a weekly events segment and web column for the LA Times online and KTLA Thursday evening news, she covered restaurants, art exhibits, concerts and film. Shana was also editor of the The Blackbook Guide to Los Angeles and its online counterpart. She has written, edited and reported for many publications, including Variety, People, and The Huffington Post. She founded and maintains Hindi Hollywood, a blog about the intersection of the Hollywood and Indian film communities. Shana contributed to TripSavvy until 2014.