Diana Rico is a seasoned journalist (ARTnews, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, GQ, O: The Oprah Magazine), book editor, and critically acclaimed author (Kovacsland: A Biography of Ernie Kovacs). In the past she was the Art and Architecture Writer for the Los Angeles Daily News, the Art Critic for NPR’s L.A. flagship station, KCRW-FM, and Editor-in-Chief of International Documentary magazine. Her work has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Association of Latino Independent Producers, and numerous other organizations. But at parties what everyone asks her about are the 14 episodes she produced and wrote of everyone’s guilty pleasure, The E! True Hollywood Story.
A third-generation Puerto Rican raised in California—making her a bona-fide Califorican—she is currently working on a screenplay and communing with ravens and coyotes from her mountaintop home in Taos, New Mexico. There’s more about her here: www.dianarico.com.