PHOTOGRAPHY: Juan Calcano • Third Gears
STYLIST: Karina Morales • Karina Muñoz
Paola Tonini is a professional and multi-talented actress and content producer. She is also a freelance sales talent with Telemundo 47 New York. She is known for her cheerful personality and charisma!! These skills make it easy to market/connect viewers and products she has represented.
Paola studied at the "Weist Barron" acting school in New York under the direction of Director Frank Petrilli. In 2015, Paola made her film debut as Melissa in the movie "The Hardest Love" This film won three consecutive film festivals such as the "People's Choice Award" at the "International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival", "Manhattan Film Festival "and" Viva Latino Film Festival". In addition, Paola gave life to the character "Foxxy Mama", in the film "Venus De Macho", a comedy that is in post-production.
She has appeared in national TV commercials for "Shark Vacuum", "Assurance Wireless" (Virgin Mobile Division), as well in a national commercial for "Fidelis Care". Has appeared in the famous channel "BIO" show "Watching the Detectives", in a comedy sketch from MTV3, several commercial campaigns for the popular show "Bridezillaz", in WETV Network, and "Rate My Space" on HGTV Network. Paola became the Latin American spokesperson for the brand "Tena" (feminine products). As a commercial print model, Paola has conquered the Commercial general market too! With her "Girl Next Door" look, she has worked for world renowned brands such as Coca-Cola, General Electric, Apple iPod, Pantene, L'oreal, TJ Maxx, Heineken, USPS, and Zip Car Rental to name a few.
Her image has been captured in multiple national and international magazines, and television programs. Achievements which led her to being invited in 2011 to " The National Puerto Rican Day Parade". Paola was named "International Godmother" along with other well known recognized names such as former Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Actor-Comedian John Leguizamo. She has been recognized on numerous occasions as a Latino Leader and Role Model for various community organizations, newspapers and agencies.
In 2006, Paola began her career as a TV Host for a television show in English" En La Escena", where she soon became the senior producer, ending its cycle with that show in 2010. This led to becoming host and producer of "New York Latinos", a show entirely in Spanish which aired on Azteca America New York. Similarly, Paola was the NY based reporter for the show" Al Extremo" Azteca America which aired in Mexico, United States and throughout Latin America.