Lani Diane Rich

Lani Diane Rich

Web Content Manager

Adjunct Faculty

  • Television, Radio & Film
  • Communications & Media Relations

Contact Information

Office Location

152 Newhouse 3


  • B.S. Syracuse University


  • Storytelling
  • Media Criticism
  • Podcasts
  • Copywriting
  • Personal Essay Writing
  • Screenwriting for Film
  • Screenwriting for Television
  • Writing for New Media

Lani Diane Rich* is an award-winning, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 12 novels. She has worked as a graphic designer, a marketing executive, an award-winning creative services director and a pyrotechnics specialist.

She started podcasting in 2009, and has recorded more than 500 hours of award-winning storytelling podcasts, engaging in critical analyses of many forms of narrative, including romantic comedies, the Pixar films and the Marvel universe. In 2017, she launched Chipperish Media, where she produces podcasts and YouTube videos focusing on storytelling instruction and pop culture criticism.