LAURA LUCIO, Emmy & Golden Mike winner: TV Journalist, Film Producer/Director, Radio/TV Host & On Air Personality, Author, Media Solutions & Consulting.
Beverly Hills Film Festival- Consultant/Board
Ms. Lucio's on air experience extends in both English and Spanish. She began her journalism career as a translator for CBS NEWS and 60 minutes correspondents in her home state of Texas. She has worked at KCBS-Los Angeles, NBC Access Hollywood, field producer, NBC-Telemundo correspondent on two high rated news magazine shows: Ocurrio Asi (spanish version of A Current Affair) and Sin Fronteras. While on Sin Fronteras the show received the Dalton Pen Award, a high honor for journalistic integrity. She has also worked at Univision Network, and back up anchor-reporter for KMEX-TV in Los Angeles. Her journalistic integrity has given her the advantage of interviewing VIP's in the world of Entertainment, Sports, Politics and business.
As a Producer/Director, Ms. Lucio consults companies and performers in the vast growing world of digital media, television, film and music.
She's authored and co-authored several music compositions. Ms. Lucio collaborated with Grammy nominee and award winner Ismael Gallegos on the song "Viva Las Vegas," an innovative for it's time in the mid 90's a rythmic bilingual hit song recorded by Los Tigres Del Norte in their album Herencias de Familia. Ms. Lucio's music background began at the age of 7 in the church choir and continued in choir through Junior High and High school where she learned the basics of reading music. She also formed part of a quartet ensemble that received numerous accolades in state competitions. While she studied beethoven in school at home she grew up listening and performing Pop, Rock, Country, Regional Mexican and Mariachi Music. Ms. Lucio embraces all music just the same. At the age of 14 Ms. Lucio won a singing contest during The Charro Days Fiestas in the border town of Brownsville, Texas where she grew up. In College she's introduced to Salsa and ballenato and thus starts an unending quest for learning more of different world music, rythms and musical instruments and their origins.
Ms. Lucio Executive Produced The Uzbekistan Music Festival in the late 90's.
Laura Lucio Produced Jenni Rivera's CD, La Diva en Vivo a live recording of Mariachi Hit Songs
that earned Jenni Rivera a Grammy nomination for Best Ranchero Album. Ms. Lucio has an ear for music and Loves to sing, just for fun.
In 2003 Ms. Lucio combined her passion for music and television and Produced a Musical Special titled Noche de Bohemia con Lupillo Rivera. This would be the first of many other regional music specials with legends and innnovators like Don Ramon Ayala, El Rey Del Acordeon, Horoscopos de Durango, Jenni Rivera and many others.
In 2006 Laura Lucio produced, 'Jenni Desde Hollywood,' a music special for Telefutura (Unimas) Network. Then in 2007 Ms. Lucio produced, 'La Diva En Vivo' followed by 'Mi Vida Loca' concerts. In 2008 Ms. Lucio Executive Produced "Una Estrella En Tu Casa" and "En La Intimidad con Jenni Rivera" two TV music specials that broadcast on Azteca America TV. In 2010 'The Wedding of The Year' was Produced and Directed by Laura Lucio - It was Jenni Rivera's Wedding to famous baseball pitcher Esteban Loaiza which aired as a Telemundo 'Al Rojo Vivo' special and on Mun2 (NBC-Universo). In 2011 Ms. Lucio became Producer for 'Jenni' - the talk show broadcast on Estrella TV, where topics of social injustice were investigated and brought to light.
From 2005 to 2012 Ms. Laura Lucio Produced Jenni Rivera's Video Presentations, that sold Jenni's image to recognized brands, casinos, promoters and mainstream media executives.
In between producing projects for Jenni Rivera, Laura hosted her own Entertainment Specials titled " En La Intimidad con Laura Lucio," for Azteca America TV.
Ms. Lucio speaks English, Spanish and some Italian. She's an avid supporter of Children and woman's rights.
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