On and Off the Red Carpet by Janet Susan Nepales

Janet Susan R. Nepales is an award-winning journalist who is the first and only Filipina member of the prestigious Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) that does the annual Golden Globe awards.

Janet was elected as the first Filipino Executive Secretary of the HFPA for the year 2017-2018. She was re-elected for the same position in 2018-2019. She is also an Executive Producer of the Golden Globe Awards.

Janet was a contributing editor to the HFPA’s 75th anniversary commemorative program book, “Hollywood Foreign Press Association: A History, 75 Years of the Golden Globe Awards,” which was handed out to all the attendees at the recently held Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Janet is a consistent winner in the Los Angeles Press Club’s Journalism Awards where she competes against mainstream publications like The Hollywood Reporter, Variety and Los Angeles Times among others.