Dana Cortez is a nationally syndicated radio host who shatters the glass when it comes to an industry where diverse female voices struggle to be heard and where women rarely occupy the lead role in a multi-cast show. A second generation Mexican American, Cortez grew up in poverty in West Texas and brings her experience and the perspective of many disenfranchised Americans to her show every day.
On The Dana Cortez Show she “creates a room of her own,” using the airwaves to elevate topics of importance and interest often lost in the 24-hour news cycle. Cortez speaks to the female Hispanic experience in America. To her broader audience, she is insightful on topics of relationships and pop culture. She has a nuanced way about her interviews with celebrities, a woman’s touch, that of a wife and a mother. She shares her show with her husband and executive producer DJ Automatic, and comedian Anthony A.