Gabrielle Olya is a Los Angeles-based journalist with seven years of professional writing and reporting experience. Before joining GOBankingRates, she was a staff writer-reporter for People Magazine and People.com. Her work has also appeared on E! Online, Us Weekly, Patch, Sweety High and Discover Los Angeles, and she has been featured on “Good Morning America” as a celebrity news expert. Gabrielle has an MA in journalism from the University of Southern California and BA in communication from the University of Pennsylvania.