444 Seabreeze Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL
Ludi Lelis covers Volusia County, particularly the coastal area which includes Daytona Beach. She writes a wide variety of stories - from the tourism events to government to the environment and the beach to human interest. She is also the main writer for Beach Beat, the Orlando Sentinel blog about Central Florida beaches.
Ludi Lelis has been a reporter for the Orlando Sentinel since 1996. She received her bachelor's degree in journalism from New York University and completed college internships at the Village Voice, ABC News 20/20, Ms. Magazine, and USA Today. She started her newspaper career at the Asbury Park Press in New Jersey.