David Salazar is the Editor-in-Chief for OperaWire and is one of its co-creators. He is in charge of managing the team, organizing coverage, and editing content in addition to writing reviews and interviews. He also heads the weekly Opera Meets Film articles and Opera Quizzes. Prior to creating OperaWire, David worked as a entertainment reporter for Latin Post where he interviewed major opera stars including Plácido Domingo, Anna Netrebko, Vittorio Grigolo, Diana Damrau, and Rolando Villazon, among others. He was also chief opera critic for the publication. Additionally, he also had the opportunity of interviewing numerous Oscar nominees, Golden Globe winners and film industry giants such as Guillermo del Toro, Oscar Isaac, and John Leguizamo among others. David holds a Masters in Media Management from Fordham University. During his time at Fordham, he studied abroad at the Jagiellonian University in Poland. He also holds a dual bachelor’s from Hofstra University in Film Production and Journalism. He is a violinst who performed as concertmaster with several youth and university organizations at major venues around New York, including Alice Tully Hall and Carnegie Hall, among others.