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.