Dr. Janet Alvarez Gonzalez is a Puerto Rican award-winning writer, producer and media personality. Dr. Alvarez began her career in the late 1980s as a director, producer, and political reporter for US television and radio networks PBS, NPR, FOX, and Jay Sears News Services. She interviewed personalities such as President Mikhail Gorbachev, Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North, Vice President Al Gore, Senator George Allen, Governor Douglas Wilder, and others.
In 2003 she wrote, directed, produced and performed in the movie Latin Comedy, a social satire about how Hispanics were manipulated by the media, with the legendary Cuban comedian, Leopoldo Fernandez, known as “Tres Patines.”
In 2008 she moved to Texas and Governor Rick Perry appointed Dr. Janet Alvarez Gonzalez to the Rank of Major where she was attached as Public Affairs Officer of the Adjutant General Staff. In 2010 Major Alvarez Gonzalez received the Medal: Texas Merit Award for Outstanding Service in the Military Forces of Texas.
In 2010 Dr. Janet Alvarez Gonzalez reopened Planet Films LLC in Texas, receiving The Aspen Award in the Motion Picture & Video Production for Exceptional Marketing Success in 2013.
In 2015 Dr. Alvarez Gonzalez received the Latin Golden Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Foreign Press Association in Show Business (Asociación de Periodistas Internacionales de Espectáculo).