Ananda Spadt has worked at several newspapers nation-wide, spanning from east of New York (Newsday on Long Island) to west of Seattle (The Kitsap Sun, Bremerton, WA). She now resides smack-dab in the middle in Omaha, NE, and works as a senior designer at the Omaha World-Herald. Her illustrations have been published in various newspapers and magazines, and she has won seven Society of News Design Awards of Excellence in the past three years.
She has a BFA from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, with an emphasis on graphic design and illustration.
Ananda splits her free time between cooking with her husband, playing with her daughter and working on her wedding design boutique, Quite Like It Design at quitelikeit.com.