Victoria Leandra

Victoria Leandra Hernández is a New York City-based journalist from Puerto Rico covering minority issues, LatinX culture, music and Puerto Rican politics. She is a multimedia producer for VICE News, formerly at Bloomberg and The New York Times Journalism Institute. She’s been featured as an expert commentator on MSNBC Live, AM Joy, Cheddar TV and several podcasts. Victoria’s work has also been published on VICE, Bustle and Mic. When she's not researching for her next story, you can find her on social media sharing her passion for travel, reggaetón and food.


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