José Simián

Associate Director Of Content Strategy

José Simián is a New York-based bilingual writer and multiculrual content strategist, and Digital Deputy Editor for USA.

In the past, he was executive editor of Manero at UrbanDaddy and editor of About en Español. His articles and columns on politics, media and culture have been published by the New York Daily News, Mediaite, NPR's Code Switch, The Huffington Post, Sports Illustrated Latino, Billboard en Español, Latina, Qué Pasa and Etiqueta Negra. He is also the host and producer of Contraportada, a weekly interview segment with Latino artists and intellectuals on 24-hour news cable station NY1 Noticias. Before becoming a writer and consultant, José worked as a lawyer (JD Universidad de Chile, 2002; LLM Columbia University, 2005) and taught Jurisprudence and Law and Literature in Chile.

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