Janet Di Lauro

Not only has Janet Di Lauro been an avid viewer of Days of our Lives for some 30 years, but she has also covered the show, as well as an array of other past and present daytime dramas, during her tenure as a soap opera magazine editor.


With a career in daytime television that has spanned 30 years, Janet was the West Coast Editor of Soap Opera Weekly magazine when the publication debuted in 1989 through 2010. In addition, she was the features editor of Daytime TV magazine and editor of Soap Opera Stars magazine during her publishing years working in New York. Over that time, she has interviewed daytime’s biggest stars from Days of our Lives’s Peter Reckell and Kristian Alfonso (Bo and Hope) to All My Children’s Susan Lucci (Erica), General Hospital’s Anthony Geary (Luke) and The Young and the Restless’s Jeanne Cooper (Katherine).

In addition to her daytime work, Janet also served as a contributing editor on the tween publication, Pixie, and was a featured editor on Reality Check magazine in 2003. She has recently launched a blog, thehollywoodknow, with former ET online content producer, Paulette Cohn.

Janet Di Lauro

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As someone who truly knows Days of our Lives inside and out, I look forward to being the site’s guide. I will work to keep it up to date with the latest news and gossip on your favorite Salem stars, past and present.

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