Welcome! My name is Zari Tarazona. I’m the editor of Kensington Voice, a community newspaper serving the heart of Kensington in Philadelphia. I’ve been living in Philly since my second year at Temple University. However, I grew up in a small town in southeastern Pennsylvania. I graduated from Temple in May 2019 and started working at Kensington Voice in November. I took over as lead editor in July 2020 after an unprecedented year. At first, I was overwhelmed, but I’m glad I took a leap of faith. This job has helped me grow so much.


On a personal level, I have a close-knit family with Peruvian and Italian roots. This past year, I improved my Spanish-speaking skills through online tutoring. I’m also a big advocate for prioritizing mental health. I’m proud to say that I started therapy in 2020. One year later and I’m feeling happier, healthier, and much more capable. Lastly, I love love love watching TV shows.


If you’d like to connect or send TV show recommendations, email me at zari@kensingtonvoice.com. I’d love to chat!


Updated January 2022