Beginning in the fall of 2008, she starred as Megan Smith in the CW series Privileged (originally known as How to Survive the Filthy Rich).
In 2009, García had a recurring role on The CW drama Gossip Girl playing the role of Bree Buckley, an irreverent evil Miss America-type who is politically progressive, but hails from a conservative Southern family. In December 2009, she guest starred as Maggie, Ted Mosby's college buddy on How I Met Your Mother. The show centers on two sisters who were at different points in their romantic relationships: one was unmarried and in a long-term relationship and the other (García) got married after getting pregnant from a one-night stand.
Garcia guest-starred on The Penguins of Madagascar in the episode "The Officer X Factor/Love Hurts", which aired on February 12, 2011.
While attending high school, she was re-discovered by Nickelodeon and starred for three seasons as Samantha on Are You Afraid of the Dark? She commuted from Florida to Montreal, Canada, where the show was filmed.
She was cast at the age of fifteen on the 1994 television drama Party of Five, playing the recurring character Hallie.
In 2008, she had a role in A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride, playing Roxanne.
She had a leading role in the ABC Family TV movie Revenge of the Bridesmaids.
actress announced the news on her Instagram with some cute photos that featured her adorable family. Emerson, 2, is seen standing in the crib with an “eviction notice” pasted on it.
PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jo Anna Garcia “Nick, Emme, and I are so excited to finally share this news…
“Drunk sex is the best, but victory sex is nice,” Jo Anna continued.