Elaine Piniat – Production Manager, Spark

Elaine is an audience engagement editor at Newsday by day and Splickety Love’s production manager by night. She was awarded third place for unpublished novella at Blue Ridge Christian Writers Conference and is currently working on expanding the book into a novel. She has been published in a variety of news publications, including Newsday.com, amNY.com and Patch. Elaine is a New Yorker by way of New Jersey. She’s a proud godmother of a beautiful girl and obsessed with dogs — so much so that she’s sometimes referred to as the “dog whisperer.”