Maryann Ridini Spencer to write NEW “VC Style” for Ventura County Star

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Maryann Ridini Spencer to write NEW “VC Style” for Ventura County Star


October 28, 2011 — Los Angeles and Ventura, CA – - Maryann Ridini Spencer, Writer/Producer/Host & President of Ridini Entertainment Corporationwill write the new lifestyle column/blog, “VC Style,” focusing on all aspects of healthy living as well as environmentally-friendly topics for Ventura County Star.

The column will feature videos, articles and more!

Spencer has written for such publications as:  Palm Springs Life Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, California Magazine, Hi-Def and Soap Opera Digest, to name only a few.  Her beats have included:  lifestyle, food/restaurant, health & fitness, environmental, entertainment and women’s issues.

Spencer currently produces, writes and hosts two television series, Simply Delicious Living with Maryann,®  (an ongoing TV series dedicated to all things home, hearth and joyous living that airs 24/7 on Time Warner Cable ON DEMAND to an audience of 1.8 million digital subscribers throughout Southern California), and “Sustainable Ventura,” which showcases environmental and sustainable practices, issues, programs and happenings taking place in Ventura (airing on Ventura’s Caps-TV).

Spencer will continue to serve as president of Ridini Entertainment Corp., (“REC”), a PR/marketing and TV/film/video production firm she founded in 1990.  Under her company banner, she has produced movies for such networks as:  Showtime, The Movie Channel, Sy Fy Network and USA Networks, as well as for foreign distribution.

Most recently via REC, Spencer co-wrote/produced the Hallmark Hall of Fame production “The Lost Valentine,” starring Jennifer Love Hewitt and Betty White, for CBS-TV (January 2011).  The film was  Hallmark Hall of Fame’s most highly rated movie in four years and won CBS-TV the night with over 15 million viewers tuning in.  Upcoming movie projects in the works include:   Ticket Home, The Good Heart, Best Friends Forever, The Alyce Morris Winston Story and Harrington House.

Previously, Spencer worked as a producer/writer/director, at CNN’s Los Angeles bureau. She has also written, produced and/or directed a variety of TV news magazine series and talk shows focusing on health and fitness, home, sustainable living and business.

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