Chicago Tribune biz reporter Elejalde-Ruiz departs

Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz

Chicago Tribune enterprise reporter Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz is leaving the newspaper for a job in public relations.

Her final day was Friday.

“I’m making a leap into media relations, and begin a brand new job mid-March,” she wrote on Twitter. “To say this was an agonizing resolution is an understatement.”

Elejalde-Ruiz’s earlier beats embody office points, the retail sector and way of life options, plus stints at RedEye, the Each day Herald and the Metropolis Information Service.

She grew up in Washington, D.C., and has her diploma in worldwide relations from Brown College.

Chicago Tribune biz reporter Elejalde-Ruiz departs