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Benjamin Morales-Melendez

Benjamín Morales-Meléndez
Digital Strategy
Puerto Rico

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Morales-Meléndez has covered local and international news and events in renowned companies such as Agencia EFE, Associated Press, Cadena Eco-Televisa, Teleonce and now as a correspondent for El Nuevo Día in Cuba. He began at Primera Hora newspaper as a sports editor and then became tasked with the convergence process for the newsroom. Within a short time he assumed other leadership roles as General Director and later at the leading newspaper, El Nuevo Día, where he has countless contributions as Associate Director. After leading the process of unification of the newsrooms of El Nuevo Día and Primera Hora, the company put him in charge of the editorial operations for both newspapers.

Mr. Morales holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Sacred Heart University and keeps abreast of new trends and best practices for personal and professional growth as part of his commitment with the company. In today's challenging media landscape, his interpersonal skills make him an impact player for the development of coalitions and intelligent decision-making efforts.