Julio Ricardo Varela

As Political Editor and Digital Media Director for the Futuro Media Group, Julio works with the Latino USA team to promote the show’s episodes and expand its social reach. He is also a frequent contributor to the show. 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 America’s “The Stream” and his work has been featured in many global outlets, including the Guardian, the New York Times, Quartz, NPR, Le Monde, Face the Nation, MSNBC, Fusion, Univision and Telemundo.