Tena graduated in journalism from the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Zagreb. She began her journalistic career working for one of the leading daily newspapers, Jutarnji list, where she primarily followed pop culture, lifestyle and social phenomena, with a significant focus on music.
Tena also had a column dedicated to electronic music in the magazine Svijet kulture. In 2020, she won the prize for the best reportage at the Fra Ma Fu reportage festival for an article about devastating earthquakes in Croatia. She works as an editor and journalist for Glazba.hr, the only Croatian music platform that covers music of all genres, styles and forms.