A native of Manhattan, New York, and born to Dominican parents, Johanna Gomez has been the host of a variety of shows ranging from the MD Connected Public access community showcase to nationally syndicated televised shows including HD Net’s Get Out, American Latino TV, as well as Fuzion and The Report for the Telemundo & MUN2 networks.
Currently, Gomez is an on-air radio personality for the morning show on 95.7 on Miami, I-95, El Ritmo Romantico de Miami. Prior to this role, Gomez began her radio career on the DJ Laz Morning Show, syndicated in both Los Angeles and Miami.
Prior to launching her radio career, Gomez spent over five years as a reporter for WPLG Local 10, South Florida’s ABC affiliate network. She covered a wide variety of stories at the station and aside from her reporting duties, each week Johanna produced and wrote her own segment, the Local 10 Weekender. Its purpose was to update the South Florida community on all activities and events.
She currently freelances for SunSports/Fox Sports as a sideline reporter for the 2012/2013 World Champion, Miami HEAT. From 2008-10, Gomez also worked as the in-game entertainment host for Marlins Vision at home baseball games for the Florida Marlins.
As a graduate of Florida International University, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication, and a minor in Spanish, in the School of Journalism, Gomez serves as a mentor for the Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program, and volunteers at the Miami Rescue Mission for the Homeless. She has also served as host various fundraising efforts, including the Annual Summer Groove.
Gomez has been featured in the el Nuevo Herald Viernes Section, the Miami Herald, Ocean Drive en Español, Moves, Hollywood and Hispanic Business Magazines. She is also a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
Gomez has also hosted the 2005 Premios Billboard de la Musica Latina pre-awards show, the 2004 Latin Billboard Award Show, and the 2004 Latin Billboard Bash in Miami Beach. In addition to hosting live shows and events, she has been hired to promote various different products in English and Spanish.
Prior to her career in broadcasting, Gomez was a cheerleader for the Miami Dolphins and a dancer for the Miami HEAT.