author Lana K. Wilson-Combs
has more than 20 years' experience as a journalist. She began her career in journalism while a student at Merritt College in Oakland, Calif. In addition to writing sports and news for her college newspaper, Lana landed her first job as an free-lance assistant sportswriter at the Oakland Post Newspaper. While there she wrote feature articles on the Oakland A's and Golden State Warriors as well as other Bay Area collegiate sports.
Lana also attended San Francisco State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Radio/Television. After that, she worked three years as an entertainment writer and columnist for the Sacramento Union newspaper.
Lana has interviewed everyone in the entertainment industry from producers and directors such as Jane Campion, Martin Scorsese, Wes Craven, John Singleton, and Peter Jackson to celebrities such as Reese Witherspoon, Denzel Washington, Tom Cruise, Fred Williamson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts, Jamie Foxx, John Travolta, Joaquin Phoenix, Halle Berry, Peter Sarsgaard, Terrence Howard, Usher, Andre "Outkast" Benjamin, Samuel L. Jackson, Britney Spears and Snoop Dogg, to Ben Affleck, LL Cool J, Delroy Lindo, Clifton Powell, Benedict Cumberbatch, J.K. Simmons, Robert DeNiro, Lady Gaga, Nona Gaye, Steve Harvey, Ice Cube, Morris Chestnut, Adrien Brody, Queen Latifah, Dustin Hoffman, Ryan Reynolds, Steve Carell, Jack Black, Tyler Perry, Rick Fox and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson among many others.
Her byline has also appeared in The San Francisco Examiner, The Source magazine, The Sacramento Observer and USA Weekend. Lana has also written for Scripps Howard News Service and United Press International. She is currently the movie reviewer for Sacramento radio station KFBK 93.1 FM and 1530 AM. You can hear her reviews live on The Kitty O'Neal Show every Friday at 6:20 p.m. or listen to the podcast at www.KFBK.com.
Lana is a native of San Bernardino, Calif. When she is not writing about movies, the theater or music, she enjoys playing golf, attending concerts, and cheering on her Los Angeles Rams, the Lakers and Dodgers and kicking back to watch blaxploitation movies with her husband, Rick.
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