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Dailyn Rodriguez was the co-executive producer for Season 2 and Season 3. She is a producer of Season 4, as well as a showrunner alongside Ben Lobato.

Personal life[]

Dailyn Rodriguez was born in New York City to Cuban parents. She discovered a love for playwrighting in high school, eventually winning the New Jersey Young Playwrights Festival two years in a row. She’s honored to have a collection of her high school one-act plays published by Samuel French. She graduated with a BFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts where she received the John Golden Award in Playwriting. After graduation, she participated in the Walt Disney Studios Writing Fellowship. [1][2] She is married.

Work History[3][4][]

  • Queen of the South as co-executive producer, executive producer, writer, story editor
  • The Night Shift as co-executive producer, supervising producer, writer
  • The Glades as supervising producer, producer, writer
  • Lie to Me as consulting producer, writer
  • In Plain Sight as co-producer, writer, story editor, and teleplay author
  • The Beautiful Life: TBL as co-producer, writer
  • 90210 as executive story editor, writer
  • Cane as a writer
  • Ugly Betty as story editor, writer, 
  • Freddie as a writer
  • George Lopez as story editor, writer, and teleplay author


  • After El Juicio premiered, Jorge Reyes tweeted, "We work on the stories as a team. I just got to drive this car home. And it was a damn blast. Fun fact: it was @IamRyanONan @dailynrod and I that came up with the little girl dying. We needed something that would tear James up." [5]
  • She’s been nominated for two Alma Awards and received a Writers Guild Award for writing for an Outstanding New Series (Ugly Betty). [2]



  • In response to the reaction to Mientras Dormías: [8]
  • Headed to the Imagen Awards!Excited to celebrate Latinx awesomeness in the entertainment industry. We need all the positivity we can get these days. Also, I’m really feeling my hair tonight. [9]
  • We didn’t win any Imagen awards, but we had a great time! Shout out to @StevenCanals and his show Pose and @everythingloria and her show One Day At A Time. Congrats on your well deserved wins! Besos! [10]
  • [This] happens to many POC. I repeated staff writer 2X & the 2nd time I was asked to go back to SW after I had already been a story editor for a season. I repeated SE three times! Promotions = more POC showrunners! Took me 16 years to become a showrunner. [11]

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