Liana Lopez is a multi-platform journalist with experience writing, reporting and editing photography, audio and video in multiple digital formats. She has most recently co-created and successfully implemented the Librotraficante Caravan campaign, a 1-week, 3-state, 6-city tour that included multiple events in each city and established 4 libraries. The campaign drew national attention earning New York Times and Houston Chronicle editorials. As Social Media Consultant for the Gulf Coast Fund, 30-day traffic interactive statistics were still on a 180% rise 6 months into the project. Liana produces and co-hosts Nuestra Palabra: Latino Writers Having Their Say on 90.1 FM and www.KPFT.org (Pacifica Radio) in Houston, the fourth largest city in the country. The weekly broadcast highlights local, national and international authors, playwrights, composers, politicos, activists and artists. Nuestra Palabra is also the non-profit responsible for bringing the Edward James Olmos Latino Book and Family Festival to Houston's George R. Brown Convention Center and making it the largest Latino Book festival in Texas. As a freelance writer, reporter and photographer, her work has been published in the Houston Press and Phoenix New Times (Village Voice Media), 29-95.com (Houston Chronicle), Aztec Muse Magazine, Democracy Now, Free Speech Radio News and countless online publications. She is also a recipient of a Houston Arts Alliance Emerging Artist grant for a multimedia/photography project based on her travels through post-revolutionary Nicaragua. She has curated and exhibited her work, and the works other artists, in Houston Artz (2011), Roots of Rebellion (2010), Houston Vanguard (2010) and was part of the bi-annual Fotofest International exhibition in 2010. She is now a Cohort Teacher for Fotofest International’s Literacy Through Photography program.