In 20-minute episodes released twice-weekly at 6 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time, Iragorri, Toribio and Espinosa will give listeners smart insight into three to four global news stories. Episodes will feature analysis from Washington Post reporters and contributors, and interviews with newsmakers.
“We’re thrilled to introduce a unique podcast from which listeners can get fair and trustworthy analysis of the news from all corners of the world in Spanish,” said Iragorri. “We aim to leave listeners feeling more informed and enlightened about both the stories at the top of the headlines and those that are under the radar.”
“El Washington Post” is the company’s second Spanish-language product launched this year. This summer, The Post launched “Post Opinión” which publishes original and translated Spanish-language op-eds. You can subscribe to “El Washington Post” wherever you listen to your podcasts.
Learn more about the hosts:
Juan Carlos Iragorri is a Colombian journalist based in Madrid. He is director of “Voces RCN,” an opinion program on Spain’s RCN Radio, and an international correspondent for Colombia’s Semana magazine. After studying law at Universidad del Rosario in Bogota, he became an international editor for El Siglo and a correspondent in Madrid for El Tiempo. Iragorri created and hosted the Washington-based program “Club de Prensa,” for NTN24. He has won several awards including the prestigious Rey de España Award for international journalism. He is the author of three best-selling books and was a fellow at Oxford and Harvard. He is also the founding director for the graduate journalism program at Universidad del Rosario.
Dori Toribio is a Spanish journalist based in Washington, D.C. She worked for 14 years at Spain’s Radio Nacional and later in TV for Mediaset. Toribio served as a political analyst for NTN24, Vanity Fair, and Slate. She has reported from various international locations including Europe, Mexico, Argentina, and Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. She studied audiovisual communications at Universidad de Valencia and received her master’s degree in radio from Universidad Complutense in Madrid.
Jorge Espinosa is a Colombian journalist based in Bogota. He is a radio host for Caracol Radio and has written for the New York Times. Espinosa is a two-time winner of Colombia’s Simón Bolívar journalism award. He studied journalism at Universidad de los Andes and received a master’s degree in international relations from the New School in New York.