Francesca Cruz

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Francesca Cruz
Born Francesca Cruz
Miami, Florida
Occupation Columnist, Editor, Actress

Francesca Cruz is an American actress and journalist.

Born and raised in South Florida (on Dec 3) of Cuban parents, [1] began her entertainment career at the age of 12, studying theater, dance and later becoming a model.

By 14, she had become the model host of Telemundo's celebrity game show, La Feria de la Alegria. [citation needed]

By the age of 19, Francesca was co-hosting the hip and avant music video program Onda Max, aired internationally by the Univision Network. With it came the opportunity to interview famed Hispanic artists Selena, Ricky Martin, Paulina Rubio, Gloria Estefan, Enrique Iglesias and Shakira.[citation needed]

Francesca then went on to become the youngest[citation needed] entertainment reporter on Telemundo's news show Ocurrio Asi.

She had a minor role in The Birdcage[2].

She has acted in productions such as Arli$$, South Beach, Los Teens[3], Lente Loco and Control.[4]

After working on television, she moved on to print media where she was part of the creation and development of two national bi-monthly magazines,[clarification needed] simultaneously published in English and Spanish.[citation needed] In her capacity as Production Director and later Managing Editor of another bi-monthly, Nueva Magazine, she interviewed top Hispanic talent.

She received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Journalism and English Literature from the Florida International University, studied Art and Art History courses at La Sorbonne University of Paris, and moved to Mexico City in 2003 to pursue her Masters degree in Anthropology under the respected program of el Museo Nacional de Antropología (on going).

Francesca has had the opportunity to interview Arianna Huffington, Diane Rehm, Pete Hamill, Donna Karan, Salma Hayek, Carolina Herrera, and Isabel Allende.[citation needed]

Her work has been published in Home & Design, Florida InsideOut, Nueva Magazine, Ventitantos, The Miami Herald, Coral Gables Living, Ocean Drive. Presently she is the entertainment writer for Venue Magazine''.