Jay Alba

  • Her writing has appeared in Gadgets Magazine
  • She started writing for Lifewire in May 2018
  • Jay has her B.A. in writing for film and television from Emerson College


Jay Alba has been writing about tech professionally since 2017. Before Lifewire, she wrote for a digital publication called Gadgets Magazine, and was also working odd jobs in the entertainment industry. She considers herself a jack-of-all-trades: a writer first and foremost, but also a journalist and filmmaker.


Jay has her B.A. in writing for film and television from Emerson College.

Lifewire and Dotdash

Lifewire is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by comScore, a leading internet measurement company. We reach more than 10 million readers per month with our trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.