Nina Duran, better known as Lil’ Frijolita is the showrunner and co-host for Bean & Chisme. She started making money moves as an Associate Producer for “Great Day SA,” a live morning show in San Antonio, TX and from there she went to work for Ford Motor Company (mira look it). Lil’ Frijolita was one of the first female writers who targeted the young mom demographic. From there she traveled to fancy places like San Juan, Puerto Rico and Trinidad & Tobago as a freelance writer. She also served as Publisher for San Antonio’s only bilingual, family-owned newspaper, La Prensa de San Antonio. There she started in sales and eventually became a managing partner. Currently Lil’ Frijolita also serves as Vice President of Marketing & Sales for HeartFire Media, a creative marketing company. She’s also been involved with several nonprofits including the Alzheimer’s Association, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, St. PJ’s, the San Antonio Humane Society, The Salvation Army, St. Jude’s Ranch for Children’s, and the Public Relations Society of America, to name a few. Lil’ Frijolita is a hard-working mama of two boys, Elijah and Noah.