We’re Growing! ABC’s George Pennacchio and Variety’s Malina Saval Join LAPC Board

We’re happy to announce our Board of Directors has grown!

George Pennacchio is the entertainment reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News and also hosts the stations Oscars specials.

During his broadcasting career, George has won three Emmy Awards for his work. He has also been honored with The Press Award by The Publicists Guild of America for his coverage of the entertainment industry. He’s only one of four journalists who have received The Critics’ Critic Award from The Broadcast Film Critics Association, North America’s largest critics group.

Read his bio here.

Malina Saval is a features editor at Variety covering the film, TV and music beats. Her piece on the representation of autism in television garnered a 2018 Los Angeles Press Club Award for best magazine commentary, and most recently, her feature-length profile on the actor Nick Nolte earned a second place National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Award.

Additionally, she’s traveled to film fests around the world moderating panel discussions on behalf of Variety and have appeared as a guest on NPR, PBS, CBS Radio and several other news outlets. She’s currently at work on a novel repped by agent Liz Parker at Verve.

Rad her bio here.

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