Lynnette Cantos is a multimedia journalist, creative Latina, and all-around geek. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, she now resides in Orlando, Fla. where she works as a digital content producer for the Orlando Sentinel as part of the newsroom’s audience engagement team. She is a proud, active member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Central Florida chapter and the Orlando Bloggers Union.

Previously, she was a regional video producer in South Carolina for The State Newspaper, a McClatchy digital media company serving 30 markets. Lynnette also freelanced for local publications, such as South Florida Gay News and WLRN 91.3 FM, while studying at Florida Atlantic University—where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Multimedia Journalism in August 2017.

In her spare time, she enjoys binge-watching TV shows, playing video games, traveling with her partner and cuddling with her cat.