Julio Ricardo Varela

As a senior digital editor for Latino USA, Julio works closely with the production team to promote the show’s episodes and expand its social reach. He is also a frequent contributor to the show and has edited and written hundreds of pieces for LatinoUSA.org. In 2011, Julio founded LatinoRebels.com, one of the top U.S. Latino sites in the world. Previously, Julio was digital producer for Al Jazeera’s “The Stream” and his work has been featured in many global outlets, including ESPN, The Guardian, The New York Times, Quartz, NPR, Le Monde, Face the Nation, MSNBC, Fusion, Univision and Telemundo.