Jack Rico is an bilingual film critic who is the founder and editor in chief of ShowBizCafe.com, the first bilingual movie website in the US. He contributes for various media outlets such as the TODAY show, VH-1’s Big Morning Buzz, People En Español Magazine, Univision Radio and Telemundo, amongst others.
Born and raised in Queens, New York, Rico became part of journalism history when he was part of the founding on-air anchors that launched Univision’s first morning newscast in 1999. There, he covered many national events such as the Oscars, the Grammy’s and the Tony Awards.
Rico holds a degree in journalism and has held various television awards, including the AP and Ace Awards. He is currently a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, one of the most prestigious and largest film critic organizations in the United States, and the New York Film Critics Online.