Diana Saenger is the entertainment editor of the East County Gazette, theater critic for 10 other San Diego newspapers and operates her own entertainment syndicate, Saenger Syndicate and online sites www.reviewexpress.com and www.classicmovieguide.com. She has sold more than 1,000 short stories, articles or features to newspapers and magazines such as Good Times, Hispanic Outlook, Life After 50, Indian Country, McCalls, Romantic Times, and more. Called a Roving film historian by Fox Studio Classics, Diana has been a guest panelist at the Robert Osborne Classic Film Festival in Athens Georgia for four years in a row. Her romantic novel took first place in Harlequin's First Kiss Contest. She's sold several short romances to The Sun, has been a judge for several screenwriting competitions, had two of her own place in national competitions, was a script reader for King Productions and served as one of the press coordinators of the San Diego International Film Festival in 1997.
An award winning journalist, Diana has won numerous awards with California Media Professionals, San Diego Press Club and the National Federation of Press Women for more than 18 years. Diana is past president of So. California Media Professionals, past president of the San Diego Film Critic’s Society, member of the Alliance of Women Film Journalists and the author of Everyone Wants My Job: the ABC's of Entertainment Writing, The Vietnam War: Life As A POW, From Guadalcanal to Hemet and co-editor of Glory, A Nation’s Spirit Defeats the Attack on America.
She is the Communications Director for the International Human Factor Leadership Academy, and was nominated in 2008 by California State Assemblyman Joel Anderson for "Woman of the Year" for CA's 77th District.