Balkan Press Club
Melrose, MA, USA
Zara hails from Russe, Bulgaria, a city on the Danube River. Born in 1973, he graduated from American University in Bulgaria in 1997 with dual degrees in Journalism & Mass Communications and Applied Economics.
During a summer internship in Bulgaria's capital, Sofia, (1996) he covered much of the upheaval taking place as the country awkwardly emerged from Communism.
Zara is currently based in Boston and available for assignments. His clients include the Boston Globe and Gatehouse Media New England, formerly Community Newspaper Co.