Rita Cook is a writer/editor specializing in writing on a variety of subjects including health, travel, eco-friendly, and lifestyle. With over 1200 articles to her credit in the past 13 years and six books, Cook is also the Editor of The Insider Magazine and Managing Editor for Celeb Staff Magazine. She started her career in Chicago working with well-known Sun Times Columnist Irv Kupcinet. She writes a weekly eco-friendly column called “The Green Life” for the Dallas Morning News, and has worked on many other national and regional publications. Cook, a member of the Texas Auto Writer’s Association, can also be heard on the radio Sunday morning in Los Angeles’ on KPRO’s The Insider Mag Radio Show’s featured segments, “I’m Standing Here” and “Behind the Wheel.” Her latest book, published by History Press titled “A Brief History of Fort Worth” was released in May 2011.