Juan Manuel Benítez is an award-winning multimedia journalist. He is a political anchor/reporter for Spectrum News and the host of Pura Política, NY1 Noticias’ current-affairs program.
He is also a co-host of the weekly podcast NY1 Off Topic/On Politics and is a frequent guest host of The Brian Lehrer Show on public radio station WNYC in New York.
He holds a master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University and a B.A. in Language and Literature from Universidad de Extremadura, Spain.