About the Author Yvette Corporon

Yvette Manessis Corporon

Yvette Manessis Corporon is an Emmy Award winning writer, producer and author. She is currently a Senior Producer with the syndicated entertainment news show, EXTRA.

With over 20 years experience in television news, Yvette has traveled the world covering the biggest stories in news and entertainment. She has written and produced for the most celebrated names in broadcasting and has interviewed the most iconic celebrities and newsmakers of our time. Not content to spend all her time behind the camera, Yvette has extensive on camera experience and has appeared as a guest on many national and New York City news programs.

With degrees in Classical Civilizations and Journalism from NYU, this daughter of Greek immigrants studied both of her passions. Now, Yvette’s love for her heritage and her writing have come together again in her debut novel, WHEN THE CYPRESS WHISPERS.

In addition to her 3 Emmy Awards, Yvette has received several Emmy nominations, a Silurian Award for Excellence in Journalism and The New York City Comptroller and City Council’s Award for Greek Heritage and Culture.

Yvette is married to Emmy Award winning photojournalist, David Corporon. They have 2 children and live in New York. She spends her spare time running, cooking and teaching her children the occasional naughty Greek word in an effort to get them to speak the language.