National news video editor Education: Georgetown University, Universidad Privada del Valle
Luis Velarde is a video editor and video journalist on the national desk at The Washington Post. He joined The Post in 2018 after having spent years at Univision News, the Associated Press and BBC News as a multimedia producer. Luis has covered earthquakes and unrest in Latin American countries, the plight of fishermen in the South China Sea, and more recently, the war on drugs in the Philippines.
Honors & Awards:
SunCoast Emmy for best video essay, 2018
Sunshine State Award for digital feature reporting, 2018