Originally from Los Angeles, now residing in San Diego, Geena has worked in radio for 10 years. Geena is currently the female co-host of the “Frankie and Geena” morning show on KHTS Channel 933 San Diego. Prior to that she served as the female co-host on the “AJ in the Morning Show” on KMYI Star 94.1 San Diego and before that she served as the female co-host on KHTS Channel 933 San Diego’s “AJ’s Playhouse” morning show.
Geena is the go-to girl in San Diego for everything entertainment and pop-culture. She is frequently used by local TV stations as an “expert” on breaking entertainment stories. On top of her radio duties, Geena delivers weekly guest TV entertainment reports on NBC San Diego (7-8pm newscast). Before lending her skills to NBC, she delivered weekly guest TV entertainment reports and movie reviews for Fox 5 San Diego. Geena has filmed various TV segments for MTVtr3s, NBC LA, CW6, Fox5, NBC San Diego, KUSI, LATV, and SITV. Geena currently writes a monthly column in San Diego’s premiere magazine “San Diego Magazine.” In the past, Geena has hosted columns for magazines such as Pacific Magazine, Rego Magazine, and University Connection magazine. In August of 2010, Geena was a semi-finalist in the “Regis and Kelly” search for a co-host “Women in Radio” contest. In September of 2010, Geena was a finalist in San Diego Magazine’s annual “Woman of the Year” Awards where they honor women who are highly active in the San Diego community. Geena was voted as one of the “50 hottest girls in radio” by the popular website popcrunch.com in 2009, 2010, and placed #4 in 2011. She has also been featured in 944 magazine and Discoversd.com featured her in their “Local Style Spotlight” article.
Before coming to San Diego Geena worked at 102.7 KIIS FM Los Angeles where she served as the red-carpet reporter for “The JoJo on the Radio Show.” At the same time Geena worked for the “Friday Night Party Show” with former Lighter Shade of Brown member ODM. Geena also did “on-site reporting” and “call-ins” for “The Valentine Show” and “The Ryan Seacrest Show.” Geena started her radio career as an intern at 102.7 KIIS FM. She soon got hired on the street team and was eventually discovered by Program Director John Ivey who offered Geena a chance to do on-air content for the station.
Geena has been through more than most in her young life, having had two teenage brothers killed due to gang violence, which is why she has such a strong passion for the inner city youth of her community. She spends her free time visiting local middle schools and high schools inspiring them to become more than what is expected of them. Geena was the first in her family to graduate from a 4 year college. She was the founding president of the first ever Latina-based sorority at Loyola Marymount University Sigma Lambda Gamma where she also received a softball scholarship. She is an honorary board member for the MANA organization San Diego Chapter and has participated in numerous local charities such as AJ’s Kids, Rady’s Children’s Hospital, City of Hope, HBSA SDSU, Swimming Upstream, After School All-Stars, Jeans for Justice, SDCHC, Mack’s Miracles, San Diego Sports Medicine Foundation, the Lupus Foundation, and many more. She truly loves life and appreciates everything that she has been blessed with.