ORIGINALLY FROM BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA, DANIELA FRANCO IS FEATURES EDITOR FOR THE DESERT SUN, A USA TODAY AND GANNETT PUBLICATION, BASED OUT OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA.

SHE HAS PREVIOUSLY WRITTEN FOR NBC NEWSTHE NEW YORK TIMES STUDENT JOURNALISM INSTITUTE AND TAKEPART.COM.

SHE STUDIED JOURNALISM, SOCIOLOGY AND LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY'S GALLATIN SCHOOL OF INDIVIDUALIZED STUDY.

Here Are the Latinos Nominated for the 2016 Golden Globes

Here Are the Latinos Nominated for the 2016 Golden Globes

The nominees for the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards — celebrating the very best in film and television — were announced Thursday morning.

Mexican film director Alejandro González Iñárritu is nominated for Best Director for the widely anticipated "The Revenant" starting Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy.

Gina Rodriguez, of Puerto Rican heritage, is nominated for Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy for her performance as Jane on CW's "Jane the Virgin".

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Actor, Comedian George Lopez Endorses Bernie Sanders

Actor, Comedian George Lopez Endorses Bernie Sanders

Argentina: Three Days Before Inauguration, Presidential Spat Escalates

Argentina: Three Days Before Inauguration, Presidential Spat Escalates