Joni Ravenna is the editor of the OC Woman section of Parenting magazine. She also writes for Taste for Life magazine, and her work has been published in the LA Times, Esquire, and Coast magazine, among others.
Ravenna is also a television writer/producer and a published, award-winning playwright. She wrote the 2007 PBS Pledge Specials "The Donovan Concert–Live at the Kodak," and 2009's "Latin Music Legends with Trini Lopez." Other credits include "The Aging of America with Lee Meriwether," "Judy Garland–Duets," "My Hong Kong with Nancy Kwan," "Earth Trek" and "Ticket to Adventure" for PBS, Outdoor Life, The Travel Channel, and Fox Sports respectively. Her series "Great Sports Vacations" earned an ACE nomination in 1993 and was at one time the highest rated show on the Travel Channel.
Over the years Ravenna has interviewed for print and/or television many film stars, authors and sports legends, including Sean Connery, Deepak Chopra, Brad Pitt, Johnny Bench, Sidney Sheldon, Jenny McCarthy, Sissy Spacek, Marianne Williamson, Jim Brown, Willie McCovey, Willie Gault, and Elgin Baylor.