Cassandra Shofar


Cassandra Shofar is the news editor for the Geauga County Maple Leaf, Chesterland News and Kirtland Chronicle community newspapers.

Cassandra has a Bachelor of Science in Journalism degree from Bowling Green State University, with a minor in psychology. She grew up in Parma Heights, Ohio, and attended Valley Forge High School.

Upon graduating college in December of 2006, Cassandra was a reporter for the Bowling Green Sentinel Tribune until being hired at the Medina Gazette in Medina County in 2007. She was hired as a reporter in 2009 for the News Herald in Lake County.

Cassandra joined the Maple Leaf family in August of 2011. She is also a certified yoga instructor, Reiki master and yoga therapist, owning a sole proprietorship, Luna Sidera Yoga & Wellness, LLC.