Joaquín is a Producer for Futuro Studios, an Edward R. Murrow award-winning journalist, and a former GroundTruth Podcast Fellow. Prior to his career in journalism, Joaquin spent a decade working as a musician and recording artist. He received an MA from CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in 2016, and interned with WNYC’s Studio 360. His coverage of music, housing and the ongoing opioid epidemic can be found in The Villager, VICE Noisey, Latino Rebels, and Latino USA. Most recently, Joaquín co-produced both Norco 80 and Loud: The History of Reggaeton with Futuro Studios. He’s a producer for the podcast Radical Imagination, and is a co-instructor for Futuro’s Community Podcast Lab project. He is also a lifelong Knicks fan, a proud Boricua, and still uses the Oxford comma.