Juan Manuel Benítez

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Juan Manuel Benitez)
Jump to: navigation, search
Juan Manuel Benitez
Born Juan Manuel Benitez Fernel
(1974-07-07) July 7, 1974 (age 43)
Badajoz, Spain
Occupation Journalist

Juan Manuel Benitez Fernel (born 1974 in Badajoz, Spain) is a Spanish journalist working in the United States. He is NY1 News/NY1 Noticias political anchor and reporter, and the creator and host of Pura Política, a weekly political program produced from New York City for NY1 Noticias.

Benitez is also a journalism professor at Columbia University and CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

For the web publication Cuartopoder Benitez writes political analysis and commentary on his Oprima el 2 blog. He also co-wrote política pop, a Spanish-language blog on politics and culture.

In 2007, Benitez was a guest host for Viva Voz, a talk-show on V-me.

In September 2011, he was named one of City Hall's "40 under 40" for being a young influential member of New York City politics.[1]


  1. ^ Rising Stars 40 Under 40: Juan Manuel Benitez Archived 2013-10-02 at the Wayback Machine., City & State, September 19, 2011.

External links[edit]