Sunday, August 05, 2007

Johanna Gomez 

Posted by James at 4:00 AM ET

A native of Manhattan, New York, and born to Dominican parents, Johanna Gomez began her career in entertainment at the age of nine, while dancing for large audiences at the Jean Martin School of Dance in New York City. It is then, when she realized that she enjoyed putting smiles on the faces of people.
Johanna Gomez
Johanna moved to South Florida in the 1990’s as a teenager. She began her broadcasting career with the Miami Dolphins. She performed as a cheerleader for three seasons and hosted various television interviews and appearances for the team. Shortly thereafter, she became a Miami Heat Dancer, while conducting voice-overs for radio and television, including the team’s television network, Heat TV.

Johanna is currently hosting MD Connected for Cabletap TV, Miami-Dade’s Public Access TV Channel, which informs the viewers about the upcoming cultural events and community initiatives within the South Florida area. She also conducts exclusive and informative weekly interviews with various local leaders and dignitaries.

Johanna Gomez
Prior to joining American Latino TV, Gomez worked for the MUN2 Network for two years and co-hosted the entertainment & news show, Fuzion. She also served as host for the nightly interactive news program, The Report and worked as an on-air talent for other network TV shows, including Chat.

Johanna has been selected by Ocean Drive En Español Magazine as “En Caliente, La Gente hot del sur de la Florida”, in the March 2004 Issue, and was the featured interview in the el Nuevo Herald, “Viernes Section”, during February 2004. She was chosen to act as a presenter for the 2004 Latin Billboard Award Show, as well as Host of the 2004 Latin Billboard Bash in Miami Beach, FL.

Her other recent accomplishments are: selected as a host for JT’s Ping Pong Smash 3, a correspondent for the fundraising weekend at the 10th Annual Zo’s Summer Groove, host for the 2006 Health and Family Festival, host of the 2005 pre-awards show for the Premios Billboard de la Musica Latina, co-host of the 2004 Summer Latin Peach Tree Festival, Atlanta, GA, co-host of a thirty minute promotional segment, for in-air Ted TV Show, NBC, and a Feature article, Hispanic Business Magazine, July/August 2004 Issue.

Prior to her career in broadcasting, Johanna Gomez was awarded with the titles of Miss Dominican Republic 1999, and Miss Miami American Red Cross 1998.
Johanna Gomez
Recognizing that many successful women share common traits, Johanna is currently a mentor for the Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship program, an organization dedicated to improving the self-esteem and future lives of teenage women in the South Florida area. She is also a member of The National Association of Hispanic Journalists and also volunteers regularly at the Miami Rescue Mission for the Homeless.

A recent graduate of Florida International University, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication, and a minor in Spanish, in the School of Journalism, Johanna currently resides in Miami Beach.

Much more at Johanna's Official Website Johanna-Gomez.com.

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