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Lina Lecaro

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Lina Lecaro
BornLos Angeles
🏳️ Nationality
Other names
California State University, Northridge
💼 Occupation
Radio host, dj, author, journalist
💵 Salary :

Lina Lecaro is an American radio host, DJ, author and journalist.[1] She is best known for her radio shows Lina in LA on Moheak and Hot Licks with Lina on Luxuria Music.[2]

Early life[edit]

Lecaro was born and raised in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Silver Lake, where she attended John Marshall High School. She then studied at LACC for two years before transferring to California State University, Northridge, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism.[3]


Radio hosting and broadcasting[edit]

Lecaro began hosting the show Lina in LA on Moheak when Indie 103.1's Todd William offered her a show.[4] She has also made guest appearances on The Michael Des Barres Show,[5] on Los Angeles Nista for Skidrow Studios,[6] and later on Sirius Radio during Coachella 2015.

In 2016, Lecaro began hosting her own radio show Hot Licks with Lina at Luxuria Music in Los Angeles.[7][8]


Lecaro has performed as the DJ for the Feminist as F@/#^! Dance Party! with Amy Poehler and Amber Tamblyn at The Regent Theater,[9] for the Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Celebration,[10] for Goldenvoice presents: Dave Stewart with Lucha VaVOOM at the El Rey Theatre,[11] for Life is Beautiful at Los Globos,[12] for Electric Glitter at the Dragonfly in Hollywood,[13] for The Hangmen and Blackfeather Jane at Loaded,[14] and for the Starcrawlers Summer Residency at Los Globos.[15]

Journalism and writing[edit]

Lecaro is the Culture & Entertainment editor at LA Weekly. She is also a contributing writer at Playboy, Billboard, Variety, Rolling Stone, the Los Angeles Times, and Paper magazine.[16]

Lecaro is the published author of Los Angeles Best Dive Bars: Drinking and Diving in the City of Angels[17][18][19] and co-author of the book Never Mind the Rules: How to Rock at Love, in collaboration with Susan Hyatt.[20]

Lecaro has appeared in the documentary Betty Blowtorch: And Her Amazing True Life Adventures as herself for the Los Angeles Times[21] and was interviewed for the documentary LA Women[22] which profiled pioneering, innovative and compelling Los Angeles-based female artists, philosophers and social entrepreneurs in their own words and contexts.[23]

Awards and nominations[edit]

In November 2014, Lecaro was nominated for a WOWie Award for her online publications.[24]


  1. Whiteside, Jonny (January 11, 2016). "Music Review: Lina Lecaro goes online with her vast knowledge of L.A.'s music scene". The Los Angeles Times. The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  2. Abascal, Lina (May 14, 2013). "Digital Divas: Lina Lecaro Interview". Frank Magazine. Frank Magazine. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  3. Coyote, Ginger. "The Ultra Fabulous: Lina Lecaro". Pink Globe Magazine. Pink Globe Magazine. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  4. "Mokeak Radio". Official Website. Official Website. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  5. "The MDB Show – Episode 16 – LINA LECARO". The Michael Des Barres Show. The Michael Des Barres Show. November 7, 2013. Retrieved September 6, 2013.
  6. Agah, Salman (March 11, 2013). "Los Angeles Nista – Lina Lecaro". PodGeist. PodGeist. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  7. Duff, Bruce. "Rare Bird Radio Toneduff Sessions 2: Bruce Duff talks with Lina Lecaro". Rare Bird Radio. Stitcher. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  8. "LuxuriaMusic Podcasts". LuxuriaMusic. LuxuriaMusic. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  9. "FEMINIST AS F@/#^! Dance Party!". Bands in Town. Bands in Town. April 1, 2016. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  10. "Like a Rolling Stone". Stiletto City. Stiletto City. April 25, 2013. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  11. "Goldenvoice Presents". OkayPlayer. OkayPlayer. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  12. "Starcrawler, The Good Time Boys, DJ Lina Lecaro". LA Weekly. LA Weekly. July 2, 2016. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  13. "Electric Glitter!, Kate Crash, Kelly Mantle, Piel, Nylon Pink, The Singularity". The Dragonfly. The Dragonfly. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  14. "Line-up". Last.FM. Last.FM. January 23, 2014. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  15. "Starcrawler Summer Residency Debut". Club Los Globos. Club Los Globos. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  16. Bain, Katie (June 12, 2015). "The Night I Fell in Love With Dance Music: Lina Lecaro". Insomniac Magazine. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  17. Lecaro, Lina (June 1, 2010). Los Angeles's Best Dive Bars: Drinking and Diving in the City of Angels. ISBN 978-1935439158. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  18. Romano, Tricia (August 13, 2009). "Drinking and Diving in L.A. with Lina Lecaro". BlackBook. BlackBook Media. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  19. "LA – Lina Lecaro Book Event". Hustler of Culture. Hustler of Culture. August 15, 2010. Archived from the original on September 16, 2016. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  20. "Never Mind the Rules: Susan Hyatt and Lina Lecaro Rock/Work Out". Fast Film. Fast Film. September 28, 2014. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  21. "IMDb Lina Lecaro". IMDb. IMDb. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  22. "It's All Art – Lina Lecaro – LA Woman the Documentary". YouTube. YouTube. October 14, 2012. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  23. "EZTV and KateCrash Present: LA Woman". EZTV Media. EZTV Media. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  24. St. James, James (November 17, 2014). "The November WOWie Nominees!". The WOW Report. The WOW Report. Retrieved September 3, 2016.

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