Ilana Kowarski

Senior M&A Reporter

Ilana is a senior M&A reporter based in Washington, DC. She came to MLex from US News & World Report, where she covered higher education and specialized in writing about graduate schools. During her journalism career, Ilana has reported on a variety of subjects – including arts and culture, business and politics – and she has significant experience as a data reporter and investigative journalist.

Ilana earned a bachelor’s degree in Law, Letters and Society at the University of Chicago, where she graduated as a Phi Beta Kappa and as a Student Marshal – the highest undergraduate honor at the university. She received her master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University.